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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 21/09/1843 Beaver County, Pennsylvania. d. 01/03/1927 Claremont, California.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 05/04/1865 Paines Crossroads, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a First Lieutenant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company F, 13th Ohio Cavalry for action on April 5, 1865 at Paines Crossroads, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: GROVE CEMETERY, NEW BRIGHTON, PENNSYLVANIA.

Section D, Lot 85

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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James Kastor Peirsol

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