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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Addison J Hodges

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    47th Ohio Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 3, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Was one of a party that volunteered and attempted to run the enemy's batteries with a steam tug and two barges loaded with subsistence stores.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 31, 1907
  • Born: October 24, 1841, Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, MI, United States
  • Died: July 28, 1923, Adrian, MI, United States
  • Buried: Ogden-Zion Cemetery (MH) (1-96), Ogden Township, MI, United States

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