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

Frank Dwight Baldwin

  • Rank: Captain (Highest Rank: Major General)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    19th Michigan Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 12, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Peach Tree Creek, Georgia, USA
First Award Led his company in a countercharge at Peach Tree Creek, Ga., 12 July 1864, under a galling fire ahead of his own men, and singly entered the enemy's line, capturing and bringing back two commissioned officers, fully armed, besides a guidon of a Georgia regiment.
Medal of Honor Recipient Frank D. Baldwin
Medal of Honor Recipient Frank D. Baldwin
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Constantine, St. Joseph County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 3, 1891
  • Born: June 26, 1842, Manchester, Washtenaw County, MI, United States
  • Died: April 22, 1923
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (3-1894), Arlington, VA, United States

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