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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 04/08/1838 ? d. 24/12/1916 Kansas City, Missouri.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 31/08/1864 Jonesboro, Georgia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as Captain and commander of Company F, 4th Missouri Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Jonesboro, Georgia on August 31, 1864. His Medal was awarded to him on February 24, 1899.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

While acting as aide and carrying orders across a most dangerous part of the battlefield, being hindered by a Confederate advance, seized a rifle, took a place in the ranks and was conspicuous in repulsing the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MOUNT ST MARY'S CEMETERY, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI.

Section A, Lot 118, Grave 7

M.R. William Grebe

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