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b. 12/06/1836 ? d. 12/08/1910 Ohio.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 17/12/1864 Harpeth River, Tennessee.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the CMOH as a First Lieutenant in the 4th U.S. Cavalry for action on December 17, 1864 near Harpeth River, Tennessee.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

At the head of his regiment charged a field battery with strong infantry supports, broke the enemy's line, and, with other mounted troops, captured three guns and many prisoners.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MANSFIELD CITY CEMETERY, MANSFIELD, OHIO.

Section OS-10, Lot 662

Joseph Snively Hedges

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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