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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 02/05/1842 Skowhegan, Maine. d. 25/12/1919 Richmond, Maine.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/03/1865 Fort Fisher, North Carolina.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company G, 1st Maine Veteran Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on March 25, 1865 at Fort Fisher, North Carolina.

MOH CITATION:

 

The color sergeant having been wounded, this soldier picked up the flag and bore it to the front, to the great encouragement of the charging column.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: COTTON CEMETERY, RICHMOND, MAINE.

George H Littlefield

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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