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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 12/08/1839 Catskill, New York. d. 02/10/1913 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/04/1865 Hatcher's Run, Virginia.

 

He served as a Major in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in Company F, 120th New York Infantry for action on April 2, 1865 at Hatcher's Run, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

While acting as aide to a general officer, voluntarily accompanied a regiment in an assault on the enemy's works, and acted as leader of the movement which resulted in the rout of the enemy and the capture of large numbers of prisioners.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: TOWN OF CATSKILL CEMETERY, CATSKILL, NEW YORK.

East Side Section 12 Lot 12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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William Plimley

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