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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 28/09/1840 Camden, Delaware.  d. 27/05/1908 Wilmington, Delaware.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/07/1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

 

He served in the Union Army during the Civil War as Captain and commander of Company A, 1st Delaware Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the Second Day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (July 2, 1863).

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily delivered an order in the face of heavy fire of the enemy

 

BURIAL LOCATION: WILMINGTON AND BRANDYWINE CEMETERY, WILMINGTON.

Section 5, Lot 23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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James Parke Postles

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