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

Thomas A Blasdel

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company H,
    83d Indiana 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: Guilford, Dearborn County, Indiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 11, 1894
  • Born: January 2, 1843, Dearborn County, IN, United States
  • Died: October 12, 1932, Sylvia, KS, United States
  • Buried: Fairlawn Cemetery (PM) (4-273-6) , Hutchinson, KS, United States

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