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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 11/01/1844 Brooklyn, New York. d. 07/10/1864 Wilderness, Virginia.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 06/05/1864 Wilderness, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Lieutenant in the Union Army. He was killed in action. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company G, 20th Indiana Infantry for action on May 6, 1864 during the Wilderness Campaign, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Capture of flag of 55th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.)

 

BURIAL LOCATION: GREENBUSH CEMETERY, LAFAYETTE, INDIANA.

Section 5, Lot 352

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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William P Thompson

THOMPSON W P GRAVE