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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1824 England.  d. 04/11/1896 Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/03/1862 New Bern, North Carolina.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born in England and died in Great Yarmouth, England. He entered the Union Army at New York, New York. He served as Surgeon in the U.S. Volunteers and attained the rank of Major. He was awarded the CMOH for action on March 14, 1862 at New Bern, North Carolina.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily reconnoitered the enemy's position and carried orders under the hottest fire.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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James Harry Thompson