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

Platt Pearsall

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    30th Ohio Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Downington, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 14, 1894
  • Born: December 27, 1841, Meigs County, OH, United States
  • Died: June 18, 1931, Farmington, MO, United States
  • Buried: Pendleton Cemetery (MH), Farmington, MO, United States

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