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Samuel Edwin Eddy
Birth: Jun. 2, 1822
Whitingham
Windham County
Vermont, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 1909
Chesterfield
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company D, 37th Massachusetts Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 6, 1865 at Deatonville (Sailors Creek), Virginia. His citation reads "Saved the life of the adjutant of his regiment by voluntarily going beyond the line and there killing one of the enemy then in the act of firing upon the wounded officer. Was assailed by several of the enemy, run throught the body with a bayonet, and pinned to the ground, but while so situated he shot and killed his assailant." After the war, he returned to Chesterfield, Massachusetts where he worked for H.B. Smith as a blacksmith and woodturner for over 20 years. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Sarah Deliza Todd Eddy (1827 - 1913)*
 
 Children:
  Alice M Eddy Bliss (1851 - 1909)*
  Henry L Eddy (1851 - 1931)*
  Martha R Eddy (1853 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Cemetery
Chesterfield
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Dec 22, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8201673
Samuel Edwin Eddy
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- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 18, 2012
Thank you Samuel for your service and selfless devotion to duty, honor, and country to make the USA what it is today!
- Bobby Hughes
 Added: Nov. 11, 2012

- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Sep. 10, 2012
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