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b. 01/07/1841 Geneva, New York. d. 27/07/1930 Dansville, New York.

 

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

 

Wall was born in Geneva, New York, and he entered service in Milo. Wall was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863, when he captured a Confederate Army flag as a private with Company B of the 126th New York Infantry. Two other men of the 126th New York Infantry won the Medal of Honor for their actions at Gettysburg, Morris Brown, Jr. and George H. Dore. His Medal of Honor was issued on December 1, 1864.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: GREENMOUNT CEMETERY, DANSVILLE, NEW YORK.

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Jerry C Wall

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