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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 14/08/1838 Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.  d. 02/07/1915 Baltimore, Maryland.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/02/1865 Hatcher's Run, Virginia.

 

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the US Army in Company C, 1st Maryland Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Hatcher's Run, Virginia on February 6, 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

As color bearer with most conspicuous gallantry preceded his regiment in the assult and planted his flag upon the enemy's works.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CEMETERY, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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John J Thompson

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