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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 03/02/1838 Morgan County, Ohio. d. 03/03/1922 Mauston, Wisconsin.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/06/1863 Winchester, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Principal Musician in the Union Army in the 122d Ohio Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on June 14, 1863 at Winchester, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

With one companion, voluntarily went in front of the Union lines, under a heavy fire from the enemy, and carried back a helpless, wounded comrade, thus saving him from death or capture.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MAUSTON CEMETERY, MAUSTON, WISCONSIN.

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John T Patterson

PATTERSON J T GRAVE