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

Sampson Harris

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company K,
    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
Citation
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Olive, Noble County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 10, 1894
  • Born: 1841, Noble County, OH, United States
  • Died: October 29, 1905
  • Buried: Olive Cemetery (MH) (287), Caldwell, OH, United States
 

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