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b. 14/10/1837 New York.  d. 11/07/1908 Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 08/05/1864 Todds Tavern, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Orange County, New York, he served as a Captain of Company C, 61st New York Infantry, Union Army. In actions at Todds Tavern, Virginia, May 8, 1864, Captain Nutting led the regiment in charge at a critical moment under heavy Confederate fire until he fell wounded. For courage in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on August 21, 1893.

 

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Led the regiment in charge at a critical moment under a murderous fire until he fell desperately wounded.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: BROOKSIDE CEMETERY, BRIDGEWATER, NOVA SCOTIA, CANADA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lee Nutting

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