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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 17/01/1837 Mount Vernon, Ohio. d. 16/10/1915 Douglas, Wyoming.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 31/12/1862 Stones River, Tennessee.

 

Freeman served in the American Civil War in the 18th Infantry Regiment for the Union Army. He received the Medal of Honor on February 17, 1894 for his actions at the Battle of Stones River.

 

A transport ship, the USS General H. B. Freeman (AP-143), was named in his honor.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily went to the front and picked up and carried to a place of safety, under a heavy fire from the enemy, an acting field officer who had been wounded, and was about to fall into enemy hands.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.

Plot: Section 2 Lot 937

Harry Blanchard Freeman

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