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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 30/03/1832 Brandon, Vermont. d. 10/02/1904 Coventry, Vermont.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 09/04/1865 Fort Blakely, Alabama.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Captain in the Union Army in Company E, 73d US Colored Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 9, 1865 at Fort Blakely, Alabama.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily made a reconnaissance in advance of the line held by his regiment and, under a heavy fire, obtained information of great value.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: COVENTRY VILLAGE CEMETERY, COVENTRY, VERMONT.

 

Henry Clay Nichols

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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