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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 14/11/1840 New York. d. 09/12/1910 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION:  15/05/1864 Resaca, Georgia.

 

Union Brevet Brigadier General, Civil War CMOH recipient. Served as an Aide to 5 different Union Generals (most notably Gen. Daniel E. Sickles). He was awarded the Medal of Honor for voluntarily riding between two Union brigades who were mistakenly firing upon each other and stopping them, at the Battle of Resaca.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily rode between the lines while two brigades of Union troops were firing into each other and stopped the firing.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: WOODLAWN CEMETERY, BRONX, NEW YORK.

Spruce Plot, Section 37, Lot 3507

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Henry Edwin Tremain

TREMAIN TREMAIN GRAVE