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 Hiram Seymour Hall

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Hiram Seymour Hall Famous memorial

Birth
Barkersville, Saratoga County, New York, USA
Death
1 Jul 1908 (aged 72)
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial
Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA
Plot
Section 8, Lot 96
Memorial ID
6403206 View Source

American Civil War Brevet Brigadier General and Medal of Honor Recipient. He was issued the award on August 17, 1891 for his actions as a 2nd lieutenant with Company G, 121st New York Volunteer Infantry at the Battle of Gaines Mill in Hanover County, Virginia on June 27, 1862 and as a captain at the 2nd Battle of Rappahannock Station in present-day Remington Virginia. He was later promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel and was present at the Siege of Petersburg, Virginia from June 9, 1864 until March 25, 1865, during which he was wounded and lost his right arm. He was later brevetted to the rank of brigadier general for "gallant and meritorious services in the assault on the enemy's works at the mine before Petersburg, Va." His Medal of Honor citation reads: "for extraordinary heroism on 27 June 1862, while serving with Company G, 121st New York Infantry, in action at Gaines Mill, Virginia. Although wounded Second Lieutenant Hall remained on duty and participated in the battle with his company. At Rappahannock Station, Virginia, 7 November 1863, while acting as aide, Captain Hall rendered gallant and prompt assistance in reforming the regiments inside the enemy's works."

American Civil War Brevet Brigadier General and Medal of Honor Recipient. He was issued the award on August 17, 1891 for his actions as a 2nd lieutenant with Company G, 121st New York Volunteer Infantry at the Battle of Gaines Mill in Hanover County, Virginia on June 27, 1862 and as a captain at the 2nd Battle of Rappahannock Station in present-day Remington Virginia. He was later promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel and was present at the Siege of Petersburg, Virginia from June 9, 1864 until March 25, 1865, during which he was wounded and lost his right arm. He was later brevetted to the rank of brigadier general for "gallant and meritorious services in the assault on the enemy's works at the mine before Petersburg, Va." His Medal of Honor citation reads: "for extraordinary heroism on 27 June 1862, while serving with Company G, 121st New York Infantry, in action at Gaines Mill, Virginia. Although wounded Second Lieutenant Hall remained on duty and participated in the battle with his company. At Rappahannock Station, Virginia, 7 November 1863, while acting as aide, Captain Hall rendered gallant and prompt assistance in reforming the regiments inside the enemy's works."

Bio by: William Bjornstad


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  • Originally Created by: Bill Walker
  • Added: 9 May 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6403206
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6403206/hiram-seymour-hall: accessed ), memorial page for Hiram Seymour Hall (26 Sep 1835–1 Jul 1908), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6403206, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.