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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 14/06/1824 Groton, New York.  d. 30/03/1906 Allegany. New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 08/05/1864 Dug Gap, Georgia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company C, 154th New York Infantry for action on May 8, 1864 at Dug Gap, Georgia.

 

MOH CITATIONS:

 

Risked his life in rescuing a wounded comrade under fire of the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ALLEGANY CEMETERY, ALLEGANY, NEW YORK.

Block 1, Lot 39

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Stephen Welch

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