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b. 12/03/1840 Washington County, Ohio.  d. 11/07/1909 Ludlow, Kentucky.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/10/1864 Osage, Kansas.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company L, 3rd Iowa Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Osage, Kansas on October 25, 1864. His Medal was awarded to him on April 4, 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Calvary Morris Young, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 25 October 1864, while serving with Company L, 3d Iowa Cavalry, in action at Osage, Kansas, for gallantry in capturing General Cabell.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: HIGHLAND CEMETERY, FORT MITCHELL, KENTUCKY.

Section 12, Lot 43

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Calvary Morris Young

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