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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 18/09/1837 Southbridge, Massachusetts. d. 15/01/1907 Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

 

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

 

He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company A, 77th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Carried, with others, by hand, a cannon up to and fired it through an embrasure of the enemy's works.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: WOOD NATIONAL CEMETERY, MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN.

Section 16, Grave 109

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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