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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 06/12/1835 Richview, Illinois. d. 15/11/1905 Meeker, Oklahoma.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 14/05/1864 Resaca, Georgia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company B, 111th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 14, 1864 at Resaca, Georgia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily returned, in the face of a severe fire from the enemy, and rescued a wounded comrade who had been left behind as the regiment fell back.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: NEW HOPE CEMETERY, MEEKER, OKLAHOMA.

Section 3, Lot 2

Marcellus J Newman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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