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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 05/11/1835 Clintonville, New York. d. 04/01/1920 South Hadley, Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 05/04/1865 Paines Crossroads, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company A, 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry under the alias of "Lewis Locke". He entered the service at Jersey City, New Jersey. He was awarded the CMOH for action on April 5, 1865 at Paines Crossroads, Virginia. The medal was issued on May 3, 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of a Confederate flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SAINT MARY CEMETERY, NORTHAMPTON, MASSACHUSETTS.

South Section, Range 31, Lot 14, Grave 2

Lewis Locke

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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