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

Archibald Molbone

  • Also Known As: Malbourne, Archibald
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    1st Rhode Island Light Artillery
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Was one of a detachment of 20 picked artillerymen who voluntarily accompanied an infantry assaulting party and who turned upon the enemy the guns captured in the assault.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Johnston, Providence County, Rhode Island
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 20, 1866
  • Born: May 3, 1840, West Greenwich, Kent County, RI, United States
  • Died: February 28, 1912
  • Buried: Bennett Gardner Cemetery (MH), Scituate, RI, United States

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