George Crawford Platt

George Crawford Platt

Death 20 Jun 1912 (aged 70)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 5, Range 1, Lot 17
Memorial ID 7205659 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Troop H, 6th US Cavalry for action on July 3, 1863 at Fairfield, Pennsylvania. His citation reads "Seized the regimental flag upon the death of the standard bearer in a hand-to-hand fight and prevented it from falling into the hands of the enemy."

Bio by: Don Morfe

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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 23 Feb 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for George Crawford Platt (17 Feb 1842–20 Jun 1912), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7205659, citing Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .