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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 09/08/1837 France. d. 08/08/1911 Vandalia, Illinois.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was Joseph S. Labille. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company C, 6th Missouri Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SOUTH HILL CEMETERY, VANDALIA, ILLINOIS.

Catholic Section, Block 15, Lot 7

Joseph S Labill

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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