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Major

Hartwell B. Compson

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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.


Citation:
Capture of flag belonging to Gen. Early's headquarters.
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US Army Medal of Honor, 1865


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