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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 22/11/1844 Manchester, England. d. 17/04/1907 Lancashire.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 24/09/1864 Luray, Virginia.

 

While visiting his brother in the United States, Baybutt joined the US Army from Fall River, Massachusetts in February 1864, and mustered out with his regiment in July 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Philip Baybutt, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 24 September 1864, while serving with Company A, 2d Massachusetts Cavalry, in action at Luray, Virginia, for capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: SOUTHERN CEMETERY, CHORLTON-CUM-HARDY, LANCASHIRE.

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Philip James Baybutt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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