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

Eugene Asa Carr

  • Rank: Colonel (Highest Rank: Brevet Major General)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    3d Illinois Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: March 7, 1862
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Pea Ridge, Arkansas, USA
Directed the deployment of his command and held his ground, under a brisk fire of shot and shell in which he was several times wounded.
Medal of Honor Recipient Eugene A. Carr
Medal of Honor Recipient Eugene A. Carr
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Hamburg, Erie County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: January 16, 1894
  • Born: March 20, 1830, Boston Corner, Erie County, NY, United States
  • Died: December 2, 1910, Washington, DC, United States
  • Buried: U.S. Military Academy Cemetery (K-14), West Point, NY, United States

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