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Auzella Savage
Birth: 1846
Anson
Somerset County
Maine, USA
Death: Feb. 1, 1882, At Sea

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was born in Anson, Somerset County, Maine. His body was never recovered, lost at sea in the Atlantic Ocean. He entered the Union Navy at Boston, Massachusetts. His rank was Ordinary Seaman. His citation reads "On board the USS Santiago de Cuba during the assault on Fort Fisher (North Carolina), 15 January 1865. When the landing party to which he was attached charged on the fort with a cheer and and the determinatin to plant the colors on the ramparts, Savage remained steadfast when more than two-thirds of the marines and sailors fell back in panic during the fight. When enemy fire shot away the flagstaff above his hand, he bravery seized the remainder of the staff and brought his colors safely off." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery *
Springvale
York County
Maine, USA
Plot: Memorial walk
GPS (lat/lon): 43.4803, -70.807
*Cenotaph [?]
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jan 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13027887
Auzella Savage
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