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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 09/12/1839 England.  d. 14/11/1926 New London, Connecticut.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 27/06/1862 Gaines Mill, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Quartermaster Sergeant in the Union Army in the 14th US Infantry, 1st Battalion. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on June 27, 1862 at Gaines' Mill, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

While on duty with the wagon train as quartermaster sergeant he voluntarily left his place of safety in the rear, joined a company, and fought with distinguished gallantry through the action.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CEDAR GROVE CEMETERY, NEW LONDON, CONNECTICUT.

Section 14, Lot 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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George C Williams

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