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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 13/02/1841 England. d. 04/08/1915 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 16/05/1864 Drurys Bluff, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Musician in the Union Army in Company C, 40th Massachusetts Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 16, 1864 at Drewry's Bluff, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Went to the assistance of a wounded officer Iying helpless between the lines, and under fire from both sides removed him to a place of safety.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: LUTHERAN ALL FAITHS CEMETERY, MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK.

Map 2, Lot 469

William Lord

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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