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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1818 Belgium. d. 18/12/1898 East Newark, New Jersey.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/05/1863 Chancellorsville, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Civil War as a Private in Company B, 11th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, on May 3, 1863.

 

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Remained in the rifle pits after the others had retreated, firing constantly, and contesting the ground step by step

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HOLY SEPULCHRE CEMETERY, EAST ORANGE, NEW JERSEY.

Section H, Soldiers' Plot, Lot 137, Grave 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Albert Oss

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