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b. 30/07/1833 Germany. d. 02/06/1907 Cumberland, Maryland.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/07/1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company D, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves (35th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry). He was awarded the CMOH for bravery on the 2nd day of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 2, 1863).

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Was one of six volunteers who charged upon a log house near the Devil's Den, where a squad of the enemy's sharpshooters were sheltered, and compelled their surrender.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ST LUKE'S LUTHERAN CEMETERY, CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND.

John William Hart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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