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Theodore Hyatt

  • Also Known As: George Theodore Hyatt
  • Rank: First Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    127th Illinois 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."

Medal of Honor Recipient Theodore Hyatt
Medal of Honor Recipient Theodore Hyatt
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Gardner, Grundy County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 9, 1894
  • Born: July 3, 1830, PA, United States
  • Died: May 7, 1900, Joliet, IL, United States
  • Buried: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery (MH) (1-1613); remains moved from Lockport Cemetery (MH) Lockport, Illinois, Elwood, IL, United States

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