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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 28/06/1848 Holland, New York. d. 28/10/1923 Buffalo, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 27/10/1864 Hatcher's Run, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company G, 187th New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on October 27, 1864 at Hatcher's Run, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

This soldier and two others, voluntarily and under fire, rescued several wounded and helpless soldiers.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FOREST LAWN CEMETERY, BUFFALO, NEW YORK.

Section 12, Lot 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Charles Alvin Orr

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