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Moses Augustine Luce

Details
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    4th Michigan Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 10, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Laurel Hill, Virginia, USA
Citation
Voluntarily returned in the face of the advancing enemy to the assistance of a wounded and helpless comrade, and carried him, at imminent peril, to a place of safety.
Medal of Honor Recipient Moses A. Luce
Medal of Honor Recipient Moses A. Luce
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: February 7, 1895
  • Born: May 14, 1842, Payson, Adams County, IL, United States
  • Died: April 13, 1933, San Diego, CA, United States
  • Buried: Greenwood Memorial Park (PM) (Hawthorn Sec.-89-2), San Diego, CA, United States
 

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