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Lovilo N. Holmes

  • Birth 10 Oct 1830 Farmersville, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA
  • Death 7 May 1914 Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 8848932

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, 2d Minnesota Infantry for action on February 15, 1863 at Nolensville, Tennessee. His citation reads "Was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 cavalry, repulsed the attack, and saved the train."

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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 30 May 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8848932
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lovilo N. Holmes (10 Oct 1830–7 May 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8848932, citing Glenwood Cemetery, Mankato, Blue Earth County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .