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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 15/08/1835 Limerick, Ireland. d. 25/12/1919 Lovilia, Iowa.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 23/06/1864 Jerusalem Plank Road, Virginia.

 

Drury was born in Limerick, Ireland on 15 August 1835. He joined the 4th Vermont Infantry in August 1861, and mustered out with his regiment in July 1865. He died on 25 December 1919 and his remains are interred at the Lovilia Cemetery in Lovilia, Iowa.

 

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Saved the colors of his regiment when it was surrounded by a much larger force of the enemy and after the greater part of the regiment had been killed or captured.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: WOODLAWN CEMETERY, LOVILIA, IOWA.

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James Drury

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