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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 14/01/1842 Buffalo, New York. d. 04/04/1905 Skagway, Alaska.

 

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

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a 1st Lieutenant in Company C, 13th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battel of Missionary Ridge, Tennessee, on November 25, 1863.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

While commanding his company, deployed as skirmishers, came upon a large body of the enemy, taking a number of them prisoner. Lt. Josselyn himself shot their color bearer, seized the colors and brought them back to his regiment.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FOREST LAWN MEMORIAL PARK, OMAHA, NEBRASKA.

Section 21, Lot 218

Simeon T Josselyn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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