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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 13/08/1847 Newburgh, New York. d. 26/01/1918 ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/12/1864 Spotsylvania, Virginia.

 

Freeman joined the Army from Newburgh, New York in July 1862, claiming to be 18 years old. He served in the 124th New York Infantry and was promoted to Corporal less than two weeks prior to his MOH action. He received the Medal of Honor on December 1, 1864, for his actions at the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, and was mustered out with his regiment in June 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag of 17th Louisiana (C.S.A.).

 

BURIAL LOCATION: BETHEL CEMETERY, LIMESTONE COUNTY, TEXAS.

Plot: Row 15

Archibald Freeman

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