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

Leander A Wilkins

Details
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company H,
    9th New Hampshire Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 30, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Citation
Recaptured the colors of 21st Massachusetts Infantry in a hand-to-hand encounter.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Northumberland, Coos County, New Hampshire
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 1, 1864
  • Born: 1843, Lancaster, Coos County, NH, United States
  • Died:
 

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