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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 15/03/1845 Hampton, Connecticut.  d. 10/03/1911 Hartwick Seminary, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 12/05/1864 Spotsylvania, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company H, 152d New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 12, 1864 at Spotsylvania, Virginia.

 

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Capture of flag and color bearer using an empty cocked rifle while outnumbered by five or six.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HARTWICK SEMINARY CEMETERY, HARTWICK SEMINARY, NEW YORK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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John Henry Weeks

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