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John Henry Patterson
Birth: Feb. 10, 1843
Death: Oct. 5, 1920

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Brigadier General in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Lieutenant in the 11th U.S. Infantry for action on May 5, 1864 at the Wilderness Campaign, Virginia. His citation reads "Under the heavy fire of the advancing enemy, picked up and carried several hundred yards to a place of safety a wounded officer of his regiment who was helpless and would otherwise have been burned in the forest." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Mary Elizabeth Forbes Patterson (1847 - 1883)*
  Grace Hallam Learned Patterson (1859 - 1924)*
 
 Children:
  Stuart Forbes Patterson (1874 - 1910)*
  Elizabeth Graham Patterson (1876 - 1943)*
  Helen Mary Patterson (1881 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Albany Rural Cemetery
Menands
Albany County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 42, Lot 13
GPS (lat/lon): 42.70569, -73.73116
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 31, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8224311
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