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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 25/12/1839 Stockport, England.  d. 20/05/1915 Chelsea, Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/05/1863 Chancellorsville, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in Company B, 7th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor his bravery at Marye's Heights, Virginia at the May 3, 1863 Battle of Chancellorsville.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

With one companion voluntarily and with conspicuous daring advanced beyond his regiment, which had been broken in the assault, and halted beneath the crest. Following the example of these two men, the colors were brought to the summit, the regiment was advanced, and the position held.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: OAK GROVE CEMETERY, FALL RIVER, MASSACHUSETTS.

White Oak Avenue, Lot 3308

James Holehouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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