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Elijah William Bacon
Birth: 1836
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: May 6, 1864
Virginia, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company F, 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery on the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg (July 3, 1863). During the repulse of Pickett's Charge, he captured battleflag of the 16th North Carolina Infantry. He was subsequently killed in action at the Battle of the Wilderness, and his CMOH was posthumously awarded to him on December 1, 1864. Pvt. Bacon has three markers for his grave. One is a Government Medal of Honor marker, one is a State of Connecticut Soldier's Marker, and his name is on his father's marker next to his grave. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Maple Cemetery
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Plot: Section A
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Dec 19, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 19045
Elijah William Bacon
Added by: Norman Dagen
Elijah William Bacon
Added by: Russ Dodge
Elijah William Bacon
Added by: Russ Dodge
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Thank you, private for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: May. 6, 2016

- In Memory of Margo & Jens
 Added: May. 8, 2015

- James Snow
 Added: May. 6, 2015
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