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George Crawford Platt
Birth: Feb. 17, 1842, Ireland
Death: Jun. 20, 1912

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Troop H, 6th US Cavalry for action on July 3, 1863 at Fairfield, Pennsylvania. His citation reads "Seized the regimental flag upon the death of the standard bearer in a hand-to-hand fight and prevented it from falling into the hands of the enemy." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Yeadon
Delaware County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section 5, Range 1, Lot 17
GPS (lat/lon): 39.9292, 75.2567
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Feb 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7205659
George Crawford Platt
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George Crawford Platt
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George Crawford Platt
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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Many thanks for your courage and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty during the war between the states. You fought well and deserve to nothing by our thanks. RIP
- John Haseltine
 Added: Aug. 22, 2016
Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jun. 20, 2016

- Tracey Reid
 Added: Jun. 20, 2016
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