The Congressional Medal of Honor Society and Medal of Honor Foundation regret to announce the passing of Medal of Honor Recipient Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura.

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

George A Buchanan

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company G,
    148th New York Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 29, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Chapin's Farm, Virginia, USA
Citation
Took position in advance of the skirmish line and drove the enemy's cannoneers from their guns; was mortally wounded.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Canaoaigua, Ontario County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 6, 1865
  • Born: 1842, Victor, Ontario County, NY, United States
  • Died: October 2, 1864, Chapin's Farm, VA, United States
  • Buried: Fort Harrison National Cemetery (MH) (A-224), Richmond, VA, United States
 

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