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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 24/06/1867 Logan County, Illinois.  d. 17/05/1951 Lewiston, Idaho.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 16/05/1899 San Isidro, Philippines.

 

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Insurrection in the Philippine Islands as a Private in Company A, 1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near San Isidro, Luzon on May 16, 1899.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

With 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: NORMAL HILL CEMETERY, LEWISTON, IDAHO.

Div 4, Row 26, Lot 26, Grave 9

Richard Moses Longfellow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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