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Gen Franklin George Butterfield

Gen Franklin George Butterfield

Birth
Rockingham, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Death 6 Jan 1916 (aged 73)
Derby Line, Orleans County, Vermont, USA
Burial Saxtons River, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 22673 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as the First Lieutenant of Company C, 6th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Salem Heights, Virginia during the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 4, 1863. His citation reads "Took command of the skirmish line and covered the movement of his regiment out of a precarious position". His Medal was issued on May 4, 1891, exactly 28 years after his bravery.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 7 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22673
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gen Franklin George Butterfield (11 May 1842–6 Jan 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22673, citing Saxtons River Cemetery, Saxtons River, Windham County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .