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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 02/02/1836 Ironton, Ohio.  d. 20/07/1909 West Virginia.

 

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

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company B, 2nd West Virginia Cavalry for action at Deatonville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia on April 6, 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Joseph Kimball, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 6 April 1865, while serving with Company B, 2d West Virginia Cavalry, in action at Deatonsville (Sailor's Creek), Virginia, for capture of flag of 6th North Carolina Infantry (Confederate States of America).

 

BURIAL LOCATION: BEECHWOOD CEMETERY, MIDDLEBOURNE, VIRGINIA.

First row on the right.

Joseph Kimball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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