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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 22/09/1837 England.  d. 24/02/1914 Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 18/08/1864 Weldon Railroad, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Army as Private in Company E, 7th Rhode Island Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Weldon Railroad, Virginia, on August 18, 1864.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

While acting as an orderly to a general officer on the field and alone, encountered a picket of three of the enemy and compeled their surrender.

 

BURIAL LOCATION:  EDSON CEMETERY, LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS.

Lot 31, Range 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Joseph Taylor

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