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b. ? Lancaster, New Hampshire.  d. ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 30/07/1864 Petersburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born in Lancaster, Coos County, New Hampshire. He entered the Union Army in Northumberland, New Hampshire. He served as a Sergeant in Company H, 9th New Hampshire Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for action on July 30, 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia.

 

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Recaptured the colors of 21st Massachusetts Infantry in a hand-to-hand encounter.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Leander A Wilkins