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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1840 Oneida County, New York.  d. 18/09/1889 Shubert, Nebraska.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 12/05/1865 Gilmans Ranch, Nebraska.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a Private in Company H, 1st Nebraska Veteran Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Gilmans Ranch, Nebraska on May 12, 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in defending Government property against Indians

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY, VERDON, NEBRASKA.

Block 5, Section 2, Lot 3, Grave 3

Francis W Lohnes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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