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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 24/01/1841 Dighton, Massachusetts. d. 03/03/1916 Dighton, Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/05/1863 Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army in Company D, 7th Massachusetts Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 3, 1863 at Fredericksburg, Virginia.

 

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Among the first to jump into the enemy's rifle pits, he himself captured and brought out three prisoners.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: WESTVILLE CEMETERY, TAUNTON, MASSACHUSETTS.

Lot 126

James Hezikiah Luther

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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