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Henry E Plant

Details
  • Rank: Corporal (Highest Rank: Color Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    14th Michigan Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: March 19, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Bentonville, North Carolina, USA
Citation
Rushed into the midst of the enemy and rescued the colors, the color bearer having fallen mortally wounded.
Medal of Honor Recipient Henry E. Plant
Medal of Honor Recipient Henry E. Plant
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Cockery, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 27, 1896
  • Born: October 11, 1841, Oswego County, NY, United States
  • Died: April 16, 1925
  • Buried: Nunica Cemetery (MH) (14-92-1), Nunica, MI, United States
 

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