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

Franklin W Lutes

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    111th New York Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: March 31, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Capture of flag of 41st Alabama Infantry (C.S.A.), together with the color bearer and one of the color guard.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Geddes, Onondaga County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 3, 1865
  • Born: 1840, Dundee, Yates County, NY, United States
  • Died: April 6, 1915
  • Buried: Glenside Cemetery, Wolcott, NY, United States

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