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 Francis A. Wilson

Francis A. Wilson

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Jul 1888 (aged 47–48)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 21900 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Corporal in Company B, 95th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865. His citation reads "Was among the first to penetrate the enemy's lines and himself captured a gun of the 2 batteries captured". His Medal was issued on June 25, 1880.

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  • Added: 24 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21900
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis A. Wilson (1840–11 Jul 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21900, citing Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .