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

Benjamin F. Young

Details
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    1st Michigan Sharpshooters
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 17, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Citation
Capture of flag of 35th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.).
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 1, 1864
  • Born: 1841, Canada
  • Died: January 27, 1927, Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Buried: Odd Fellow Cemetery (55-7-9), Los Angeles, CA, United States
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