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 Nathaniel Gwynne

Nathaniel Gwynne

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Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio, USA
Death 6 Jan 1883 (aged 33)
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 60 Lot 16
Memorial ID 20631 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a Private in Company H, 13th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia on July 30, 1864. His citation reads "When about entering upon the charge, this soldier, then but 15 years old, was cautioned not to go in, as he had not been mustered. He indignantly protected and participated in the charge, his left arm being crushed by a shell and amputated soon afterward." His Medal was awarded to him on January 27, 1865.


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  • Added: 2 Mar 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20631
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nathaniel Gwynne (5 Jul 1849–6 Jan 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20631, citing Union Cemetery, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .