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

Thomas Guinn

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    47th 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: Oxford, Butler County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 21, 1894
  • Born: March 5, 1836, Clinton County, OH, United States
  • Died: September 12, 1908, New Westville, OH, United States
  • Buried: Springlawn Cemetery (MH), New Paris, OH, United States
 

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