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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 1844 Kentucky. d. 01/06/1885 Nashville, Tennessee.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/07/1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company B, 20th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on the Third Day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (July 3,1863).

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag of 21st North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.)

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT OLIVET CEMETERY, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE.

Section S.G.4, Lot 14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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