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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 16/02/1843 Newark, New Jersey. d. 01/04/1907 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 03/03/1862 New Madrid, Missouri.

 

Follett was born in Newark, New Jersey on 16 February 1843. He joined the 1st Missouri Infantry in April 1861, later re-organized as the 1st Missouri Light Artillery. He died on 1 April 1907 and his remains are interred at the Albany Rural Cemetery in Albany, New York.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

At New Madrid, Mo., remained on duty though severely wounded. While procuring ammunition from the supply train at Stone River, Tenn., was captured, but made his escape, secured the ammunition, and in less than an hour from the time of his capture had the batteries supplied.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ALBANY RURAL CEMETERY, ALBANY, NEW YORK.

Section 7, Lot 20

 

 

 

 

Joseph Leonard Follett

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