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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 03/01/1839 New York. d. 15/05/1886 Governor's Island, New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 07/1861 TO 05/1864.

 

A class of May 1861 West Point graduate, he received his Medal of Honor on June 11, 1877. Following the Civil War, he served at West Point and in the Adjutant General Corps. He died on duty while serving in the Department of the East.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Particularly distinguished services as an artillery officer.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ST PHILIP'S CHURCH, GARRISON, NEW YORK.

Samuel Nicholl Benjamin

BENJAMIN S BENJAMIN S GRAVE