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b. 15/05/1840 Tingewick, Buckinghamshire, England. d. 22/12/1917 Daggett, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 13/12/1862 Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Color Sergeant in the Union Army in Company A, 136th Pennsylvania Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on December 13, 1862 at Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

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Took up the colors as they fell out of the hands of the woundeed color bearer and carried them forward in the charge.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: DAGGETT CEMETERY, DAGGETT, PENNSYLVANIA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Philip Petty

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