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

John Porter Hatch

  • Rank: Brigadier General (Highest Rank: Brevet Major General)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    1st Division
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 14, 1862
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: South Mountain, Maryland, USA
Was severely wounded while leading one of his brigades in the attack under a heavy fire from the enemy.
Medal of Honor Recipient John P. Hatch
Medal of Honor Recipient John P. Hatch
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Oswego, Oswego County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: October 28, 1893
  • Born: January 9, 1822, Oswego, Oswego County, NY, United States
  • Died: April 12, 1901, New York, NY, United States
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (1-333-C), Arlington, VA, United States
  • Location of Medal: West Point Museum (1896 design), West Point, NY

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