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Calvary Morris Young

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company L,
    3d Iowa Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 25, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Osage, Kansas, USA
Gallantry in capturing Brig. Gen. William Lewis Cabell, (C.S.A.).
Medal of Honor Recipient Calvary M. Young
Medal of Honor Recipient Calvary M. Young
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Hopeville, Clark County, Iowa
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 4, 1865
  • Born: March 12, 1840, Washington County, OH, United States
  • Died: July 11, 1909, Ludlow, KY, United States
  • Buried: Highland Cemetery (MH) (12-43), Fort Mitchell, KY, United States

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