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Aaron Sanderson

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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was Aaron Anderson. He was born in North Carolina. He entered the Union Navy in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His citation reads "Served on board the USS Wyandank during a boat expedition up Mattox Creek (Virginia), 17 March 1865. Participating with a boat crew in the clearing of Mattox Creek, Landsman Sanderson carried out his duties courageously in the face of a devastating fire which cut away half the oars, pierced the launch in many places, and cut the barrel off a musket being fired at the enemy."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 15 Jan 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13027769
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