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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 13/08/1845 Scotland.  d. 20/05/1912 Amsterdam, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/04/1864 Fort Gates, Florida.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company H, 115th New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 1, 1864 near Fort Gates, Florida.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Was a volunteer in the surprise and capture of rhe enemy's picket.

 

BURIAL LOCATION:  SAINT MARY'S CEMETERY, FORT JOHNSON, NEW YORK.

Section 7, Lot 33

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Benjamin Thackrah

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