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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 04/09/1840 Hawkins County, Tennessee. d. 12/09/1906 ?

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/10/1863 Minville, Tennessee.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a First Sergeant in Company D, 4th East Tennessee Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Minville, Tennessee on October 3, 1863.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Went to the aid of a wounded comrade between the lines and carried him to a place of safety

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Section 1, Site 37-A

Gaines Lawson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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