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 John Wilder Boutwell

John Wilder Boutwell

Birth
Hanover, Grafton County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 11 Dec 1920 (aged 75)
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 33, Site 2937
Memorial ID 6182149 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Private in Company B, 18th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865. His citation reads “Brought off from the picket line, under heavy fire, a comrade who had been shot through both legs”. Company B’s Private Carlton H. Camp assisted Private Boutwell in rescuing their comrade, and was awarded the CMOH as well.

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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 14 Feb 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6182149
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Wilder Boutwell (3 Aug 1845–11 Dec 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6182149, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .