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First Lieutenant

John W Blunt

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Organization:    Company K, 6th New York Cavalry
Entered Service:   Chatham, Four Corners, N.Y.
Birth:   Columbia County, N.Y.
Date Medal Issued:   Unknown.

Date of Action:   19 October 1864.
Place of Action:   Cedar Creek, Va.

Voluntarily led a charge across a narrow bridge over the creek, against the lines of the enemy.
US Army Medal of Honor, 1865

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