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b. 01/04/1840 Candia, New Hampshire. d. 09/10/1913 Roxbury, Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 17/06/1864 Petersburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the US Army in Company I, 11th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Petersburg, Virginia on June 17, 1864.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

With two companions, he rushed and disarmed 27 enemy pickets, capturing a strand of flags.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: =HILL CEMETERY, CANDIA, NEW HAMPSHIRE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Henry Walker Rowe

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