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Benjamin Morse

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    3d Michigan Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 12, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA
Capture of colors of 4th Georgia Battery (C.S.A.).
Medal of Honor Recipient Benjamin Morse
Medal of Honor Recipient Benjamin Morse
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: February 24, 1891
  • Born: September 20, 1844, Livingston, Columbia County, NY, United States
  • Died: November 24, 1908, Lowell, MI, United States
  • Buried: Oakwood Cemetery (MH) (39-1), Lowell, MI, United States

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