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 Francis Bloodgood Hall

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Francis Bloodgood Hall

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 4 Oct 1903 (aged 75)
Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, USA
Burial Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 6858648 View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as the Chaplain of the 16th New York Volunteer Infantry, and was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the Union assault on Salem Heights, Virginia during the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 3, 1863. His citation reads "Voluntarily exposed himself to a heavy fire during the thickest of the fight and carried wounded men to the rear for treatment and attendance". His Medal was awarded to him on February 16, 1897. He was one of four 16th New York soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the War (the others being Private James Allen, Major John C. Gilmore, and Corporal John H. Moffitt). Additionally, he was one of three Union Army Chaplains to be awarded the Medal of Honor (the others being Milton L. Haney of the 55th Illinois Infantry and John M. Whitehead of the 15th Indiana Infantry).

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  • Originally Created by: RPD2
  • Added: 17 Oct 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6858648
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6858648/francis-bloodgood-hall : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Bloodgood Hall (16 Nov 1827–4 Oct 1903), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6858648, citing Riverside Cemetery, Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .