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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

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.


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