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b. 27/05/1839 Champaign County, Ohio.  d. 25/03/1927 Mechanicsburg, Ohio.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/05/1863 Chancellorsville, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company A, 66th Ohio Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 2, 1863 at Chancellorsville, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

One of a party of four who voluntarily brought into the Union lines, under fire, a wounded Confederate officer from whom was obtained valuable information concerning the enemy.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY, MECHANICSBURG, OHIO.

Section B, Lot 55

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thomas W Thompson

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