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Howell G Trogden

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    8th Missouri Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party." He carried his regiment's flag and tried to borrow a gun to defend it.
Medal of Honor Recipient Howell G. Trogden
Medal of Honor Recipient Howell G. Trogden
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 3, 1894
  • Born: October 24, 1840, Cedar Falls, Randolph County, NC, United States
  • Died: December 2, 1910
  • Buried: Calvary Cemetery (MH) (B-368-7), Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Location of Medal: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

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