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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 12/01/1831 Dublin, Ireland. d. 27/12/1901 Chicago, Illinois.

 

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

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company G, 127th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: GRACELAND CEMETERY, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS.

Section C, Lot 808

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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William Toomer

TOOMER GRAVE