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George Parsons Dow
Birth: Aug. 7, 1840
Atkinson
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Sep. 28, 1910
Atkinson
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the US Army, Company C, 7th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action near Richmond, Virginia in October 1864. His citation reads "Gallantry while in command of his company during a reconnaissance toward Richmond." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Parents:
  Moses Dow (1810 - 1858)
  Sally P. Dow (1808 - 1879)
 
 Sibling:
  George Parsons Dow (1840 - 1910)
  Moses A. Dow (1843 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Atkinson Cemetery
Atkinson
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA
Plot: Old Section
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Feb 03, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7144139
George Parsons Dow
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George Parsons Dow
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- tbickellb
 Added: Aug. 7, 2017
This mission occurred in October 1864. The 7th New Hampshire stood in a single line so that they could see the enemy and collect information regarding the strength of the Confederate defense. Dow later described his experience::::"Advancing, we came to a ...(Read more)
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