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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 03/09/1845 Montville, Maine.   d. 04/03/1919 Manhattan, New York.

 

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

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company E, 23rd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at New Bern, North Carolina on March 14, 1862.

 

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In the thickest of the fight, where he lost his leg by a shot, still encouraged the men until carried off the field”. His Medal was issued on October 12, 1867. He served until the end of the war, and received brevets up to Major, US Volunteers for “gallant and meritorious services during the war

 

BURIAL LOCATION:  WOODLAWN CEMETERY, BRONX, NEW YORK.

Butternut Plot, Section 141, Lot 14454

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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John Darling Terry

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