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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b.  1834 Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. d. 27/10/1922 Ohio.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 30/11/1864 Franklin, Tennessee.

 

Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company G, 104th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battel of Franklin, Tennessee on November 30, 1864. His Medal was awarded to him on February 13, 1865. He was one of six 104th Ohio soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Corporal Joseph Davis, Private John C. Gaunt, Corporal Newton H. Hall, Captain George V. Kelley and Private John H. Ricksecker).

 

MOH CITATION:

 

"Capture of corps headquarters flag (C.S.A.)".

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ALLIANCE CITY CEMETERY, ALLIANCE, OHIO.

Section H, Lot 88

Abraham Greenawalt

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