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Harvey May Munsell

  • Rank: Sergeant (Highest Rank: Captain)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    99th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 1 - 3, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Gallant and courageous conduct as color bearer. (This noncommissioned officer carried the colors of his regiment through 13 engagements.)
Medal of Honor Recipient Harvey M. Munsell
Medal of Honor Recipient Harvey M. Munsell
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: February 5, 1866
  • Born: January 5, 1843, Painted Post, Steuben County, NY, United States
  • Died: February 9, 1913, Mount Vernon, NY, United States
  • Buried: Mount Auburn Cemetery (MH) (Mistletoe Path 3398), Cambridge, MA, United States

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