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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 25/06/1843 Williamsburg, Massachusetts. d. 23/09/1911 Jackson, Michigan.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 19/10/1864 Cedar Creek, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company A, 1st Vermont Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on October 19, 1864 at Cedar Creek, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

With one companion, captured the flag of a Confederate regiment, three officers, and an ambulance with its mules and driver.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT EVERGREEN CEMETERY, JACKSON, MICHIGAN.

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Frederick A Lyon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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