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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 06/03/1835 Schuylkill, Pennslyvania. d. 30/01/1921 Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 12/05/1864 Spotsylvania House, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Private in Company B, 148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia on May 12, 1864.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag, wresting it from the color bearer and shooting an officer who attempted to regain it.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNION CEMETERY, BELLEFONTE, PENNSYLVANIA.

Lot 299-300

George W Harris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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