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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


Henry Seymour Hall

Organization: 27th New York Infantry

Entered Service: New York

Birth: New York

Date Medal Issued: 17 August 1891

Date of Action: June 1862, Nov 1863

Place of Action: Gaines Mill, Va.; Rappahannock Station, Va.


[2nd Lt, Company G, 27th NY Inf., 27 June 1862] Although wounded at Gaines Mill, Va., he remained on duty and participated in the battle with his company.

[Capt., Company F, 121st NY Inf., 7 November 1863] At Rappahannock Station, Va., while acting as aide, rendered gallant and prompt assistance in reforming the regiments inside the enemy's works.


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