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b. 17/02/1843 ?  d. 09/05/1912 Point Pleasant, West Virginia.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/11/1863 Missionary Ridge, Tennessee.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company H, 11th Ohio Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Missionary Ridge, Tennessee on November 25, 1863.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Scaled the enemy's works and in a hand-to-hand fight helped capture the flag of the 18th Alabama Infantry (C.S.A.).

 

BURIAL LOCATION: LONE OAK CEMETERY, POINT PLEASANT, WEST VIRGINIA.

 

Hiram Reese Howard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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