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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1839 Keene, New Hampshire.  d. 09/08/1904 West Springfield, Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 30/07/1864 Petersburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company I, 9th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the Battle of the Crater in Petersburg, Virginia on July 30, 1864. His Medal was issued on July 27, 1896.

 

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In company with a sergeant, was the first to enter the exploded mine; was wounded but took several prisoners to the Federal lines.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: OAK GROVE CEMETERY, SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS.

Section 4, Lot 1429

Charles H Knight

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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