Congressional Medal of Honor Society

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

Conrad Homan

  • Rank: Color Sergeant (Highest Rank: First Lieutenant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    29th Massachusetts Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 30, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: near Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Fought his way through the enemy's lines with the regimental colors, the rest of the color guard being killed or captured.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 3, 1869
  • Born: February 27, 1840, Roxbury, Suffolk County, MA, United States
  • Died: January 30, 1922
  • Buried: Edwards Cemetery (MH), Framingham, MA, United States

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