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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1822 England. d. 27/04/1872 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/04/1865 at Petersburg and Sailor's Creek, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company B, 2d Rhode Island Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 2 and 6, 1865 at Petersburg and Deatonsville (Sailors Creek) Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Planted the first color on the enemy's works. Carried the regimental colors over the creek after the regiment had broken and been repulsed.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: PHILADELPHIA MEMORIAL PARK, FRAZER, PENNSYLVANIA.

AMC, Div C, Section 5, Lot 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thomas Parker

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