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b. 23/04/1841 Erie County, New York. d. 17/03/1913 Gilford, Michigan.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 31/05/1862 Seven Pines, Virginia.

 

French was born in Erie County, New York on 23 April 1841. He enlisted into the 7th Michigan Infantry. He died on 17 February 1913 and his remains are interred at the Gilford Cemetery in Michigan.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Continued fighting, although wounded, until he fainted from loss of blood.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: GILFORD CEMETERY, GILFORD, MICHIGAN.

Samuel S French

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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