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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1840 Philadelpha, Pennsylvania.  d. 11/07/1888 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/04/1865 Petersburg, Virginia

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company B, 95th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865.

 

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Was among the first to penetrate the enemy's lines and himself captured a gun of the 2 batteries captured.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT MORIAH CEMETERY, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIIA.

Section 149, Lot 259

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Francis A Wilson

WILSON F A GRAVE