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

Henry Walker Rowe

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    11th New Hampshire Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 17, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
With two companions, he rushed and disarmed 27 enemy pickets, capturing a stand of flags.
Medal of Honor Recipient Henry W. Rowe
Medal of Honor Recipient Henry W. Rowe
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Candia, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 1, 1864
  • Born: April 1, 1840, Candia, Rockingham County, NH, United States
  • Died: October 9, 1913, Roxbury, MA, United States
  • Buried: Hill Cemetery, Candia, NH, United States

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