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

Bruce Anderson

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company K,
    142d New York Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: January 15, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Fort Fisher, North Carolina, USA
Citation
Voluntarily advanced with the head of the column and cut down the palisading.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Albany, Albany County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 28, 1914
  • Born: June 19, 1845, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Died: August 22, 1922, Albany, NY, United States
  • Buried: Green Hill Cemetery (MH), Amsterdam, NY, United States
 

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