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

Thomas Belcher

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    9th Maine Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 29, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Chapin's Farm, Virginia, USA
Citation
Took a guidon from the hands of the bearer, mortally wounded, and advanced with it nearer to the battery than any other man.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 6, 1865
  • Born: 1834, Bangor, Penobscot County, ME, United States
  • Died: May 22, 1898, Augusta, ME, United States
  • Buried: (Per death certificate, no cemetery), Togus, ME, United States
 

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