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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1835 ?  d. 07/02/1865 Andersonville, Georgia.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/07/1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He died as a POW in the Confederate Prison at Andersonville, Georgia. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company B, 59th New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 3, 1863 at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag of a Georgia regiment.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ANDERSONVILLE NATIONAL CEMETERY, ANDERSONVILLE, GEORGIA.

Section H, Grave 12607

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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James Wiley

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