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

Benjamin Frank Falls

  • Rank: Color Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    19th Massachusetts Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 3, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Capture of flag.
Medal of Honor Recipient Benjamin F. Falls
Medal of Honor Recipient Benjamin F. Falls
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 1, 1864
  • Born: July 1, 1824, Portsmouth, Rockingham County, NH, United States
  • Died: May 12, 1864, Wilderness, VA, United States
  • Buried: Pine Grove Cemetery (MH) (W-GAR-1-8), Lynn, MA, United States

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