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 Benjamin Thackrah

Benjamin Thackrah

Birth
Scotland
Death 20 May 1912 (aged 66)
Amsterdam, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Burial Fort Johnson, Montgomery County, New York, USA
Plot Section 7, Lot 33
Memorial ID 8231351 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company H, 115th New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 1, 1864 near Fort Gates, Florida. His citation reads "Was a volunteer in the surprise and capture of rhe enemy's picket."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 1 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8231351
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin Thackrah (13 Aug 1845–20 May 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8231351, citing Saint Mary's Cemetery, Fort Johnson, Montgomery County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .