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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 1828 Ireland.  d. 13/03/1894 Williamstown, Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/04/1865 Petersburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company E, 37th Massachusetts Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 2, 1865 at Petersburg, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATIONS:

 

Capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: EASTLAWN CEMETERY, WILLIAMSTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS.

Old Section, Lot 30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Richard Welch

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