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 Edward M. Pike

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Edward M. Pike

  • Birth 1 Jul 1838 Casco, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
  • Death 10 Aug 1924 Chenoa, McLean County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Chenoa, McLean County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 8643229

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Sergeant in the Union Army in Company A, 33d Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 7, 1862 at Cache River, Arkansas. His citation reads "While the troops were falling back before a superior force, this soldier, assisted by one companion, and while under severe fire at close-range, saved a cannon from capture by the enemy."

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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 16 Apr 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8643229
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edward M. Pike (1 Jul 1838–10 Aug 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8643229, citing Chenoa Cemetery, Chenoa, McLean County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .