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

Jackson G Sargent

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    5th Vermont Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
First to scale the enemy's works and plant the colors thereon.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Stowe, Lamoille County, Vermont
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 28, 1891
  • Born: December 29, 1841, Stowe, Lamoille County, VT, United States
  • Died: October 2, 1921
  • Buried: River View Cemetery (MH), Stowe, VT, United States

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