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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 05/05/1844 Pennsylvania.  d. 24/05/1896 Virginia.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 19/08/1864 Petersburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was Solomon J. Hottenstein. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company C, 107th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on August 19, 1864 at Petersburg and Norfolk Railroad, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Captured flag belonging to a North Carolina regiment, and through a ruse led them into the arms of Federal troops.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MANASSAS CEMETERY, MANASSAS, VIRGINIA.

Lot 29

Solomon Joseph Hottenstein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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