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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 10/10/1830 Farmersville, New York.  d. 07/05/1914 Mankato, Minnesota.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 15/02/1863 Nolensville, Tennessee.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Sergeant in Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry for action on February 15, 1863 at Nolensville, Tennessee.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 cavalry, repulsed the attack, and saved the train.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: GLENWOOD CEMETERY, MANKATO, MINNESOTA.

Section 63, Lot 82

Lovilo N Holmes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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