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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 02/10/1844 New Concord, Ohio. d. 30/07/1916 Zanesville, Ohio.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/11/1863 Missionary Ridge, Tennessee.

 

Brown was born in New Concord, Ohio on 2 October 1844. He enlisted into the 15th Ohio Infantry at Zanesville.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Upon reaching the ridge through concentrated fire, he approached the color bearer of the 9th Mississippi Infantry (C.S.A.), demanded his surrender with threatening gesture and took him prisoner with his regimental flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: GREENWOOD CEMETERY, ZANESVILLE, OHIO.

Section 9, Row 7, Lot 1

 

 

Robert Burns Brown

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