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 Sidney Warren Thaxter

Sidney Warren Thaxter

Birth
Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Death 10 Nov 1908 (aged 69)
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Burial Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Plot Section R, Lot 348-349
Memorial ID 20363 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as Major of the 1st Maine Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Hatchers Run, Virginia on October 27, 1864. His citation reads "Voluntarily remained and participated in the battle with conspicuous gallantry, although his term of service had expired and he had been ordered home to be mustered out". His Medal was issued on September 10, 1897.

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  • Added: 22 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20363
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sidney Warren Thaxter (8 Sep 1839–10 Nov 1908), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20363, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .