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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 08/09/1839 Bangor, Maine. d. 10/11/1908 Portland, Maine.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 27/10/1864 Hatcher's Run, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as Major of the 1st Maine Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Hatchers Run, Virginia on October 27, 1864. His Medal was issued on September 10, 1897.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Voluntarily remained and participated in the battle with conspicuous gallantry, although his term of service had expired and he had been ordered home to be mustered out

 

BURIAL LOCATION:  EVERGREEN CEMETERY, PORTLAND, MAINE.

Section R, Lot 348-349

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sidney Warren Thaxter

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