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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 03/07/1842 Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.  d. 30/08/1920 McKeesport, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/03/1865 Petersburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Brevet Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company M, 100th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on March 25, 1865 at Petersburg, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag of 31st Georgia Infantry (C.S.A.)

 

BURIAL LOCATION: RICHLAND CEMETERY, DRAVOSBURG, PENNSYLVANIA.

Lot 1256, Grave 5, Section G

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Charles Oliver

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