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b. 26/09/1835 Bakersville, New York.  d. 01/07/1908 Kansas.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 27/06/1862 Gaines Mill, Virginia

 

Hall was born in Barkersville, New York on September 26, 1835. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, for extraordinary heroism shown on June 27, 1862 at the Battle of Gaines's Mill and on November 7, 1863 at the Second Battle of Rappahannock Station, while serving as a Captain with Company G, 121st New York Infantry. His Medal of Honor was issued on August 17, 1891.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant & Captain Henry Seymour Hall, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 27 June 1862, while serving with Company G, 121st New York Infantry, in action at Gaines Mill, Virginia. Although wounded Second Lieutenant Hall remained on duty and participated in the battle with his company. At Rappahannock Station, Virginia, 7 November 1863, while acting as aide, Captain Hall rendered gallant and prompt assistance in reforming the regiments inside the enemy's works.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: OAK HILL CEMETERY, LAWRENCE, KANSAS.

Section 8, Lot 96

Hiram Seymour Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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