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Thomas Barton
Birth: 1831
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Death: unknown

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He entered the service in Ohio and served as a Seaman in the Union Navy. The CMOH General Order was 11, dated April 3, 1863. His citation reads "On board the USS Hunchback in the attack on Franklin, Virginia, 3 October 1862. When an ignited shell, with cartridge attached, fell out of the howitzer upon the deck, S/man Barton promptly seized a pail of water and threw it upon the missle, thereby preventing it from exploding." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
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Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Aug 21, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9347623


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