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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 1838 Ontario County, New York. d. 19/09/1867 New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/04/1865 Sailor's Creek, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Second Lieutenant in the Union Army in Company M, 1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry.

 

He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 6, 1865 at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FOREST HOME CEMETERY, GREENVILLE, MICHIGAN.

Section 16, Lot 3, Grave 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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John R Norton

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