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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 11/02/1847 Hamilton, New York. d. 08/09/1913 Hamilton, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sailors Creek, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Lieutenant in Company I, 61st New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Sailors Creek, Virginia on April 6, 1865.His Medal was awarded to him on May 10, 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Captured the flag of the 6th Alabama Cavalry (C.S.A.)

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MADISON STREET CEMETERY, HAMILTON, NEW YORK.

Section 1B, Lot 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rudolph Romeo Riddell

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