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Eugene M. Tinkham
Birth: Apr. 19, 1842
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Oct. 21, 1909
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Corporal in Company H, 148th New York Infantry for action on June 3, 1864 at Cold Harbor, Virginia. His citation reads "Though himself wounded, voluntarily left the rifle pits, crept out between the lines and, exposed to the severe fire of the enemy's guns at close-range, brought within the lines two wounded and helpless comrades." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
New Hanover Cemetery
Hanover
New London County
Connecticut, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 41.63824, -72.06181
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7836656
Eugene M. Tinkham
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Eugene M. Tinkham
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Eugene M. Tinkham
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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Thank you sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 19, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 18, 2014

- James Snow
 Added: Oct. 21, 2014
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