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Thomas Anderson

Details
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    1st West Virginia Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 8, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Appomattox Station, Virginia, USA
Citation
Capture of Confederate flag.
Medal of Honor Recipient Thomas Anderson
Medal of Honor Recipient Thomas Anderson
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 3, 1865
  • Born: July 12, 1841, Scenery Hill, Washington County, PA, United States
  • Died: September 8, 1912, Washington County, PA, United States
  • Buried: Dunkard Cemetery, Lone Pine, PA, United States
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