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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 12/07/1845 Franklinville, New York. d. 27/09/1910 Olympia, Washington.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 30/08/1862 Bull Run, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as a Private in Company G, 13th New York Infantry. At the Battle of Bull Run, Virginia, on August 30, 1862, he picked up the colors and carried them off the field after the color bearer had been shot down. He was also wounded during this conflict. His citation was issued on March 23, 1895.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Myron H. Ranney, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 30 August 1862, while serving with Company G, 13th New York Infantry, in action at Bull Run, Virginia. Private Ranney picked up the colors and carried them off the field after the Color Bearer had been shot down; was himself wounded.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ODDFELLOWS MEMORIAL PARK, OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON.

Block 178, Lot 25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Myron H Ranney

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