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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


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.


Capture of flag belonging to Gen. Early's headquarters.


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