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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1842 Boston, Massachusetts. d. 07/08/1898 Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 19/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Brown was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1842. He enlisted with the 47th Ohio Infantry at Cincinnati, Ohio. He died on 7 August 1898 and his remains are interred at the Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily carried a verbal message from Col. A. C. Parry to Gen. Hugh Ewing through a terrific fire and in plain view of the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SPRING GROVE CEMETERY, CINCINNATI, OHIO.

Section 110, Lot 390.

 

John H Brown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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