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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 03/10/1844 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. d. 23/02/1911 ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 17/09/1862 Antietam, Maryland.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in Company E, 90th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He attained the rank of First Sergeant. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Antietam, Maryland on September 17, 1862.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Under a most withering and concentrated fire, voluntarily picked up the colors of his regiment, when the bearer and two of the color guard had been killed, and bore them aloft throughout the entire battle.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: WESLEYAN CHAPEL CEMETERY, ABERDEEN, MARYLAND.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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William H Paul

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