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b. 1845 Adams County, Illinois. d. 17/05/1921 Quincy, Illinois.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/07/1864 Benton, Arkansas.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company C, 3d Missouri Cavalry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 25, 1864 at Benton, Arkansas.

 

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Pursued and killed Confederate Brig. Gen. George M. Holt, Arkansas Militia, capturing his arms and horse.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNDS CEMETERY, TIMEWELL, ILLINOIS.

George Washington Lucas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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