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Noble Delance Preston

  • Rank: First Lieutenant & Commissary (Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    10th New York Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 11, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Trevilian Station, Virginia, USA
Voluntarily led a charge in which he was severely wounded.
Medal of Honor Recipient Noble D. Preston
Medal of Honor Recipient Noble D. Preston
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fulton, Oswego County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: November 22, 1889
  • Born: February 2, 1842, Madison, Madison County, NY, United States
  • Died: December 27, 1919, Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Buried: Chelton Hills Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA, United States

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