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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 10/06/1826 Pompey, New York.  d. 25/04/1900 Delphi Falls, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 24/11/1863 Lookout Mountain, Tennessee.

 

Served in the Civil War as a First Sergeant in Company E, 149th New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Lookout Mountain, Tennessee on November 24, 1863.His Medal was awarded to him on June 24, 1865. He was one of six 149th New York Infantry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Colonel Henry A. Barnum, Sergeant William H.H. Crosier, Private Philip Goettel, Private Peter Kappesser, and Sergeant John Kiggins.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag (Bragg's army)

 

BURIAL LOCATION: DELPHI FALLS BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY, NEW YORK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Norman F Potter

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