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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 25/08/1837 Clinton, Ohio.  d. 14/06/1920 Cass County, Michigan.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. He entered the Union Army at Martinton, Iroquois County, Illinois and served as a Corporal in Company B, 113th Illinois Infantry. As a member of the Volunteer Storming Party, on May 22, 1863 at the Battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi, he showed gallantry in the charge and assault against the Confederate garrison.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: PLUM GROVE CEMETERY, UNION, MICHIGAN.

Back Section, Lot 115

Elisha Jones Johns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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