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 Henry Coddington Meyer

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Henry Coddington Meyer

  • Birth 14 Apr 1844 Hamburg, Germany
  • Death 27 Mar 1935 Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Plot Prspect Section, Lot 265, Grave 3
  • Memorial ID 4097

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as Captain and commander of Company D, 24th New York Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia on June 17, 1864. His citation reads "During an assault and in the face of a heavy fire rendered heroic assistance to a wounded and helpless officer, thereby saving his life and in the performance of this gallant act sustained a severe wound". His Medal was awarded to him on March 29, 1899, 35 years after his brave act.

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  • Added: 5 Dec 1998
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Coddington Meyer (14 Apr 1844–27 Mar 1935), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4097, citing Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .