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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 21/02/1839 Laurelton, Pennsylvania. d. 30/05/1918 Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.

 

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

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company H, 8th Missouri Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: RIVERVIEW CEMETERY, HUNTINGDON, PENNSYLVANIA.

Section 1, Lot 186

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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William Reed

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