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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 29/09/1836 Clymer, New York.  d. 13/02/1918 Abilene, Kansas.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sailor's Creek, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as Commissary Sergeant of the 1st West Virginia Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Sailors Creek, Virginia on April 6, 1865. He was one of fourteen 1st West Virginia Cavalry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ABILENE CEMETERY, ABILENE, KANSAS.

Section 7, Lot 170, Space 1

William M Houlton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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