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b. 14/12/1844 Belleville, Michigan.  d. 29/03/1930 Michigan.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Corporal in Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry for action on May 3, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Was one of a party that volunterered and attempted to run the enemy's batteries with a steam tug and two barges loaded with subsistence stores.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SOOP-PLEASANTVIEW CEMETERY, VAN BUREN, MICHIGAN.

Henry Lewis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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