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Matthew Arlington Batson
Birth: Apr. 24, 1866
Union County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1917
Ohio County
West Virginia, USA

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Army during the Philippine Insurrection as a First Lieutenant in the 4th United States Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Calamba, Luzon, Philippine Islands, on July 26, 1899. His citation reads “Swam the San Juan River in the face of the enemy's fire and drove him from his entrenchment’s”. His Medal was awarded to him on March 8, 1902. (bio by: Russ) 
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  Florence Lydia Price Batson (1865 - 1928)*
  Inez M Batson (1883 - 1965)*
  Burnham Lucius Batson (1915 - 1974)*
  Suzanne Batson Shorts (1917 - 2010)*
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Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 3604-WS
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 26, 2002
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- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Apr. 24, 2017
May you rest in peace.
- Clarence J. DILLION
 Added: Apr. 24, 2017
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