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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 1836 Greene County, Pennsylvania.  d. 08/02/1891 Greene County, Pennsylvania.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 16/04/1864 Deep Bottom, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Second Lieutenant in the Union Army and entered the service at Jacksonville, Pennsylvania. He was awarded the CMOH as a Private in Company F, 85th Pennsylvanian Infantry for action on August 16, 1864 at Deep Bottom, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of battle flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: JACKSONVILLE CEMETERY, WIND RIDGE, PENNSYLVANIA.

 

William Edman Leonard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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