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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 12/11/1831 Wayne County, Pennsylvania.  d. 04/04/1882 Dunmore, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sailor's Creek, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Corporal in Company M, 2d New York Cavalry for action on April 6, 1865 at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of Virginia state colors.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: DUNMORE CEMETERY, DUNMORE, PENNSYLVANIA.

Block 2, Lot 69

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Irvin C Payne

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