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b. 11/10/1841 Oswego County, New York. d. 16/04/1925 Nunica, Michigan.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 19/03/1865 Bentonville, North Carolina.

 

He entered the Union Army at Crockery, Michigan and served as a Corporal in Company F, 14th Michigan Infantry. On March 19, 1865 in the battle at Bentonville, North Carolina, he rushed forward to rescue his unit's colors from the Confederates when his color bearer had fallen mortally wounded.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Henry E. Plant, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 19 March 1865, while serving with Company F, 14th Michigan Infantry, in action at Bentonville, North Carolina. Corporal Plant rushed into the midst of the enemy and rescued the colors, the Color Bearer having fallen mortally wounded.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: NUNICA/CROCKER'S CEMETERY, NUNICA, MICHIGAN.

Lot 92, Row 14, Grave 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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