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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


Samuel B Horne

Organization: Company H, 11th Connecticut Infantry

Entered Service: Winsted, Conn.

Birth: 3 March 1843, Ireland

Date Medal Issued: 19 November 1897.

Date of Action: 29 September 1864.

Place of Action: Fort Harrison, Va.


While acting as an aide and carrying an important message, was severely wounded and his horse killed but delivered the order and rejoined his general.


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