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b. 1834 Bangor, Maine.  d. 22/05/1898 Augusta, Maine.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 29/09/1864 Chapin's Farm, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the service at Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company I, 9th Maine Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin's Farm, Virginia. The medal was issued on April 6, 1865.

 

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Took a guidon from the hands of the bearer, mortally wounded, and advanced with it nearer to the battery than any other man.

 

BURIAL LOCATION:  UNKNOWN.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thomas Belcher