Squire Edward Howard

Squire Edward Howard

Birth
Jamaica, Windham County, Vermont, USA
Death 26 Nov 1912 (aged 72)
West Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Section G, Lot 47
Memorial ID 8197609 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a First Sergeant in Company H, 8th Vermont Infantry for action on January 14, 1863 at Bayou Teche, Louisiana. His citation reads "Voluntarily carried an important message through the heavy fire of the enemy to bring aid and save the gunboat Calhoun."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 20 Dec 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8197609
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Squire Edward Howard (15 May 1840–26 Nov 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8197609, citing Newton Cemetery, Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .