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b. 1842 ? d. 27/10/1864 Fair Oaks, Virginia.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION:  29/09/1864 Chapin's Farm, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the Union Army in Phelps, Ontario County, New York. He served as a Private in Company C, 148th New York Infantry. He was a POW and he was killed in action at Fair Oaks, Virginia. He was awarded the CMOH for action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin's Farm, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATIONS:

 

With two comrades, took position in advance of the skrmish line, with in short distance of the enemy's gunners, and drove them from their guns.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Henry S Wells