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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1845 Lyons, New York.  d. 10/04/1865 Danville, Virginia.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 30/07/1864 Petersburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Prisoner of War. He entered the Union Army at Lyons, New York. He served as a Sergeant in Company C, 14th New York Heavy Artillery. He was awarded the CMOH for action on July 30, 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag, shooting a Confederate officer who was rallying his men with the colors in his hand.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: NEWARK CEMETERY, NEWARK, NEW YORK.

Plot 2C-29.5E

James Samuel Hill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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HILL JAMES S GRAVE