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 Chester S. Furman

Chester S. Furman

Birth
Edgar County, Illinois, USA
Death 22 Jul 1910 (aged 68)
Bloomsburg, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Bloomsburg, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Lot 396, Western Division
Memorial ID 19491 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company A, 6th Pennsylvania Reserves. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the second day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (July 2, 1863). His citation reads "Was 1 of 6 volunteers who charged upon a log house near Devil's Den, where a squad of the enemy's sharpshooters were sheltered, and compelled their surrender". His Medal was issued August 3, 1897. The five other 6th Pennsylvania Reserve soldiers who were awarded the CMOH for this action were Thaddeus Smith, J. Levi Roush, George W. Mears, James W. Hart and Wallace Johnson.

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  • Added: 15 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19491
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Chester S. Furman (14 Feb 1842–22 Jul 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19491, citing Old Rosemont Cemetery, Bloomsburg, Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .