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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 19/03/1838 Lewiston, Maine.  d. 21/01/1900 Rhode Island.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/03 - 09/04/1865 Appomattox, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Second Lieutenant in the Union Army and was a Prisoner of War. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant Major in the 1st Maine Volunteer Cavalry for action in the Appomattox Campaign in March 29-April 9, 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Through severely wounded at Sailors Creek, 6 April, and at Farmville, 7 April, refused to go to the hospital, but remained with his regiment, performed the full duties of adjutant upon the wounding of that officer, and was present for duty at Appomattox.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SWAN POINT CEMETERY, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND.

Lot 8, Group 178

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Edward Parsons Tobie Jnr

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