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Benjamin Thackrah
Birth: Aug. 13, 1845, Scotland
Death: May 20, 1912
Amsterdam
Montgomery County
New York, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company H, 115th New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 1, 1864 near Fort Gates, Florida. His citation reads "Was a volunteer in the surprise and capture of rhe enemy's picket." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Fort Johnson
Montgomery County
New York, USA
Plot: Section 7, Lot 33
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jan 01, 2004
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Benjamin Thackrah
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Benjamin Thackrah
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Benjamin Thackrah
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- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Aug. 13, 2016
Thank you sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: May. 20, 2016
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