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Henry H. Crocker

  • Birth 20 Jan 1839 Colchester, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Death 1 Jan 1913
  • Burial Washington, Warren County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 5859820

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as Captain and commander of Company F, 2nd Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Cedar Creek, Virginia on October 19, 1864. His citation reads “Voluntarily led a charge, which resulted in the capture of 14 prisoners and in which he himself was wounded”. The prisoners he had captured were the first Rebel soldiers taken in the battle. His Medal was issued on January 10, 1896.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 5859820
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry H. Crocker (20 Jan 1839–1 Jan 1913), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5859820, citing Washington Cemetery, Washington, Warren County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .