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b. 1844 Washtenaw, Michigan. d. 01/04/1900 Missouri.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 20/11/1863 Fort Sanders, Tennessee.

 

Falconer was born in Washtenaw, Michigan in 1844. He enlisted into the 17th Michigan Infantry.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Conducted the "burning party" of his regiment at the time a charge was made on the enemy's picket line, and burned the house which had sheltered the enemy's sharpshooters, thus insuring success to a hazardous enterprise.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SUNSET HILL CEMETERY, WARRENSBURG, MISSOURI.

near Civil War Monument, possibly Lot 475

John A Falconer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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