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 Samuel Belton Horne

Samuel Belton Horne

Birth
Ireland
Death 18 Sep 1928 (aged 85)
Winchester, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Winsted, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
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Memorial ID 7837918 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army in Company H, 11th Connecticut Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 29, 1864 at Fort Harrison, Virginia. His citation reads "While acting as an aide and carrying an important message, Horne was severely wounded and his horse killed, but delivered the order and rejoined his general."

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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 5 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7837918
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel Belton Horne (3 Mar 1843–18 Sep 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7837918, citing Forest View Cemetery, Winsted, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .