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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 15/06/1834 ? d. 05/01/1899 North Shade, Michigan.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sailor's Creek, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Lieutenant in the Union Army in Company H, 6th Michigan Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 6, 1865 at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia.

 

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Rushed ahead of his column and captured the flag of the 44th Tennessee Infantry (C.S.A.).

 

BURIAL LOCATION: LIBERTY CEMETERY, ALAMO, MICHIGAN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Elliot Malloy Norton

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