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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 12/01/1842 Licking County, Ohio.  d. 21/01/1913 Mankato, Minnesota.

 

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

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Corporal 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 1, Lot 9

 

 

Milton Hanna

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