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Marshall Sherman

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    1st Minnesota Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 3, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Capture of flag of 28th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.).
Medal of Honor Recipient Marshall Sherman
Medal of Honor Recipient Marshall Sherman
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 1, 1864
  • Born: 1823, Burlington, Chittenden County, VT, United States
  • Died: April 19, 1896
  • Buried: Oakland Cemetery (MH) (41-71), St. Paul, MN, United States

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