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Marion T Anderson

  • Rank: Captain
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    51st Indiana Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: December 16, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Lead his regiment over five lines of the enemy's works, where he fell, severely wounded.
Medal of Honor Recipient Marion T. Anderson
Medal of Honor Recipient Marion T. Anderson
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Kokomo, Howard County, Indiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: September 1, 1893
  • Born: November 13, 1839, Decatur County, IN, United States
  • Died: February 7, 1904
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (1-512), Arlington, VA, United States

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