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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 23/10/1844 Germany. d. 29/08/1927 Hutchinson, Kansas.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 22/05/1863 Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a Private in Company E, 37th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He would go on to be awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 22, 1863. He was awarded his Medal on July 14, 1894, nearly thirty years after he played his part at Vicksburg.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

For gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: PRATTSBURG CEMETERY, MACKSVILLE, KANSAS.

 

William F John

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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