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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 15/08/1840 Gurneyville, Ohio.  d. 30/04/1911 Retreat, Wisconsin.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/07/1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Last name spelled Waller in military records. He enlisted on June 16, 1861 and served as a Corporal in Company I, 6th Wisconsin Infantry. On July 1, 1863 at the Battle of Gettysburg Pennsylvania, he captured the flag of the Confederate 2nd Mississippi Infantry during the assault at the railroad cut on McPherson's Ridge. His citation was issued on December 1, 1864 and he mustered out of the Union Army as a 1st Lieutenant on July 14, 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag of 2d Mississippi Infantry (C.S.A.).

 

BURIAL LOCATION: WALNUT MOUND CEMETERY, DESOTO, WISCONSIN.

West Block, Lot 13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Francis A Wallar

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