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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 1839 Rensselaer County, New York.  d. 30/12/1907 Illinois.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 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 I, 55 Illinois Infantry for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FOURMILE GROVE CEMETERY, MERIDEN, ILLINOIS.

James Wool Larrabee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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