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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 18/12/1833 Harlem, New York. d. 21/12/1921 Warwick, Rhode Island.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/03/1865 Waynesboro, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the US Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Second Lieutenant in Company H, 8th New York Cavalry for action at Waynesboro, Virginia on March 2, 1865.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of two flags.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: PAWTUXET MEMORIAL PARK, WARWICK, RHODE ISLAND.

Section Highland, Lot 144

 

Robert Niven

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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