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 Henry E. Nash

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Henry E. Nash

  • Birth 4 Mar 1842 Lenawee County, Michigan, USA
  • Death 30 Mar 1917 Palmyra, Lenawee County, Michigan, USA
  • Burial Palmyra, Lenawee County, Michigan, USA
  • Memorial ID 7958072

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. He was a farmer who enlisted in the Union Army at Adrian, Michigan. Mustered from Camp Denison, Ohio, July 20, 1861 and served as a Corporal in Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry. On May 3, 1863 at the battle of Vicksburg, Mississippi, he was one of a volunteer party that attempted to run the Confederate batteries with a steam tug and 2 barges loaded with ammunition stores. He was captured by the enemy that same day and paroled at City Point, Virginia on May 23, 1863.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 7 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7958072
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry E. Nash (4 Mar 1842–30 Mar 1917), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7958072, citing Palmyra Village Cemetery, Palmyra, Lenawee County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .