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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 04/07/1841 Covington, Ohio. d. 24/01/1927 Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Brown was born in Covington, Ohio on 4 July 1841. He enlisted into the 30th Ohio Infantry. He died on 24 January 1927 and his remains are interred at the Paris Cemetery in Pennsylvania.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Despite the death of his captain at his side during the assault he continued carrying his log to the defense ditch. While he was laying his log in place he was shot down and thrown into the water. Unmindful of his own wound he, despite the intense fire, dragged 5 of his comrades from the ditch, wherein they lay wounded, to a place of safety.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: PARIS CEMETERY, PARIS, PENNSYLVANIA.

 

 

 

Uriah H Brown

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