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 Joseph McCauslin

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Joseph McCauslin

  • Birth 1840 Ohio County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 6 Jul 1906 West Liberty, Ohio County, West Virginia, USA
  • Burial West Alexander, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Section B, Lot 18
  • Memorial ID 7226359

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company D, 12th West Virginia Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 2, 1865 at Petersburg, Virginia. His citation reads "Conspicuous gallantry as color bearer in the assault on Fort Gregg." He was one of five 12th West Virginia soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for their bravery during the war (the others being Corporal Andrew O. Apple, 2nd Lieutenant Josiah M. Curtis, 2nd Lieutenant James R. Durham, and Private Charles A. Reeder).

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 2 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7226359
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph McCauslin (1840–6 Jul 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7226359, citing West Alexander Cemetery, West Alexander, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .