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Lewis J. Ingalls
Birth: Oct. 11, 1837
Death: Dec. 31, 1913

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company K, 8th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Boutte Station, Louisiana on September 4, 1862. His citation reads "A railroad train guarded by about 60 men on flat cars having been sidetracked by a misplaced switch into an ambuscade of guerrillas who were rapidly shooting down the unprotected guards, this soldier, under a severe fire in which he was wounded, ran to another switch and, opening it, enabled the train and the surviving guards to escape". His Medal was issued on October 20, 1899. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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  Dinah M. Robbins Ingalls (1835 - 1914)*
 
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Burial:
Irasburg Cemetery
Irasburg
Orleans County
Vermont, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 07, 2001
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Lewis J. Ingalls
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