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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 28/05/1844 Laurens, New York. d. 29/06/1901 Mansfield, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/02/1865 Hatcher's Run, Virginia.

 

Day was born in West Laurens, New York on 28 May 1844. He enlisted into the 210th Pennsylvania Infantry. He died on 29 July 1901 and his remains are interred at the Prospect Cemetery in Pennsylvania.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Seized the colors of another regiment of the brigade, the regiment having been thrown into confusion and the color bearer killed, and bore said colors throughout the remainder of the engagement.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: PROSPECT CEMETERY, MANSFIELD, PENNSYLVANIA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Day

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