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Victor Vifquain

  • Rank: Lieutenant Colonel (Highest Rank: Brevet Brigadier General)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    97th Illinois Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 9, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Fort Blakely, Alabama, USA
Capture of flag.
Medal of Honor Recipient Victor Vifquain
Medal of Honor Recipient Victor Vifquain
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Salene County, Nebraska
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 8, 1865
  • Born: May 20, 1836, Brussels, Belgium
  • Died: January 7, 1904, Lincoln, NE, United States
  • Buried: Calvary Cemetery (MH) (C-75), Lincoln, NE, United States
  • Location of Medal: Nebraska State Historical Society, Lincoln, NE

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