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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 11/04/1844 Mattoon, Illinois. d. 31/01/1918 Yates City, Illinois.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company K, 55th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: YATES CITY CEMETERY, YATES CITY, ILLINOIS.

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Robert Alison Lower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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