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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 20/03/1842 Sangerville, Maine.  d. 08/02/1930 Dexter, Maine.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 07/11/1863 Rappahannock Station, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company H, 6th Maine Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on November 7, 1863 at Rappahannock Station, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag of 8th Louisiana (C.S.A.) in a hand-to-hand struggle with the color bearer.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT PLEASANT CEMETERY, DEXTER, MAINE.

At the bottom of the hill by the shed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Otis O Roberts

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