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

Freeman C Thompson

Details
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    116th Ohio Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Citation
Was twice knocked from the parapet of Fort Gregg by blows from the enemy's muskets, but at the third attempt fought his way into the works.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Marietta, Washington County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 12, 1865
  • Born: February 25, 1845, Monroe County, OH, United States
  • Died: August 10, 1887
  • Buried: Olive Cemetery (MH), Caldwell, OH, United States
 

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