[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
Hartwell B. Compson[more about him]
Organization: 8th New York Cavalry
Entered Service: Seneca Falls, N.Y.
Birth: Seneca Falls, N.Y.
Date Medal Issued: 26 March 1865
Date of Action: 2 March 1865
Place of Action: Waynesboro, Va.
Capture of flag belonging to Gen. Early's headquarters.
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