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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 10/01/1838 Bath, New Hampshire. d. 12/04/1925 Washington DC.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 13/12/1862 Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

Goodall was born in Bath, New Hampshire on January 10, 1838. He was awarded the Medal of Honor, for extraordinary heroism shown on December 13, 1862, while serving as a First Sergeant with Company G, 11th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, at Fredericksburg, Virginia. His Medal of Honor was issued on December 14, 1894.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to First Sergeant Francis Henry Goodall, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 13 December 1862, while serving with Company G, 11th New Hampshire Infantry, in action at Fredericksburg, Virginia. With the assistance of another soldier First Sergeant Goodall brought a wounded comrade into the lines, under heavy fire.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ROCK CREEK CEMETERY, WASHINGTON DC.

Section M, Lot 169, Site 7

Francis Henry Goodall

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