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

Lewis Morgan

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Sergeant)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    4th Ohio Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 12, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Spotsylvania, Virginia, USA

Capture of flag from the enemy's works.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Delaware County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 6, 1864

    By Major General George G. Meade, at a review of the 2nd Army Corps Headquarters, Peebles' House, near Petersburg, Va.

  • Born: 1836, Delaware County, OH, United States
  • Died: October 27, 1864, Hatchers Run, VA, United States
  • Buried: Poplar Grove National Cemetery (VA-3142), Petersburg, VA, United States

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