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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1844 Ireland. d. 29/11/1883 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sayler's Creek, Virginia.

 

Ford was born in Ireland in 1844. He joined the 88th New York Infantry as a sergeant in September 1861. He was commissioned as a first lieutenant in July 1864, and mustered out with his regiment in June 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CALVARY CEMETERY, WOODSIDE, NEW YORK.

1st Calvary, Section 2, Range 26, Plot T

 

 

George W Ford

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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