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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 29/01/1839 Downer's Grove, Illinois. d. 08/05/1929 St Louis, Missouri.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION; 30/09/1862 Newtonia, Missouri.

 

Blodgett was born in Downer's Grove, Illinois on January 29, 1839. He joined the Union army in Chicago, Illinois. He died on 8 May 1929.

 

MOH CITATION;

 

With a single orderly, captured an armed picket of 8 men and marched them in prisoners.

 

BURIAL LOCATION; BELLEFONTAINE CEMETERY, ST LOUIS, MISSOURI.

Block 67, Lot 2947

Wells Howard Blodgett

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