Victoria_Cross_of_canada

THE

 

TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

victoria_cross george cross scan0004

b. 07/04/1842 Syracuse, New York.  d. 08/12/1924 Syracuse, New York.

 

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

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Second Lieutenant in Company I, 122nd New York Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia on May 2. 1863. His Medal was awarded to him on May 2, 1895, exactly thirty-two years later.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Having been sent outside the lines to obtain certain information of great importance and having succeeded in his mission, was surprised upon his return by a large force of the enemy, regaining the Union lines only after greatly imperiling his life.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: OAKWOOD CEMETERY, SYRACUSE, NEW YORK.

Section 24, Lot 21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NO IMAGE AVAILABLE

William Gardner Tracy

tracy w g tracy w g grave