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

Thomas Parker

Details
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    2d Rhode Island Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 6, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg & Deatonsville (Sailors Creek), Virginia, USA
Citation
Planted the first color on the enemy's works. Carried the regimental colors over the creek after the regiment had broken and been repulsed.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 29, 1867
  • Born: 1822, England
  • Died: April 27, 1872
  • Buried: Philadelphia Memorial Park Cemetery (C-5-15), Frazer, PA, United States
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