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 Lewis J. Ingalls

Lewis J. Ingalls

Birth
Enosburg Falls, Franklin County, Vermont, USA
Death 31 Dec 1913 (aged 76)
Irasburg, Orleans County, Vermont, USA
Burial Irasburg, Orleans County, Vermont, USA
Memorial ID 22674 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company K, 8th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Boutte Station, Louisiana on September 4, 1862. His citation reads "A railroad train guarded by about 60 men on flat cars having been sidetracked by a misplaced switch into an ambuscade of guerrillas who were rapidly shooting down the unprotected guards, this soldier, under a severe fire in which he was wounded, ran to another switch and, opening it, enabled the train and the surviving guards to escape". His Medal was issued on October 20, 1899.

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  • Added: 7 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22674
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis J. Ingalls (11 Oct 1837–31 Dec 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22674, citing Irasburg Cemetery, Irasburg, Orleans County, Vermont, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .