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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 29/02/1832 Salem, New York.  d. 23/03/1911 Hoosick Falls, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sailor's Creek, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company F, 121st New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 6, 1865 at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of Confederate Maj. Gen. George Washington Custis Lee.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY, HOOSICK FALLS, NEW YORK.

Harris Smith Hawthorne

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