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b. 1831 Hempstead, New York.  d. 29/09/1864 Chapin's Farm, Virginia.

 

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

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was killed in action at Chapin's Bluff, Virginia. He entered the Union Army at Brooklyn, New York. He served as a Sergeant in Company F, 158th New York Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin's Farm, Virginia.

 

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Was among the first to scale the parapet.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: ST GEORGE'S CHURCH CEMETERY, HEMPSTEAD, NEW YORK.

Cenotaph - no known grave.

William Laing

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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