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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1843 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. d. 18/01/1905 Bronx, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/07/1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

 

Fassett was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1843. He enlisted into the 23rd Pennsylvania Infantry.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

While acting as an aide, voluntarily led a regiment to the relief of a battery and recaptured its guns from the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: WOODLAWN CEMETERY, BRONX, NEW YORK.

Section 9, Spring Lake Plot, Lot 1323

 

John Barclay Fassett

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