Andrew Barclay Spurling (1833 - 1906)

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Birthplace: Cranberry Isles, Maine, USA
Death: Died
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About Andrew Barclay Spurling

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Barclay Spurling, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 23 March 1865, while serving with 2d Maine Cavalry, in action at Evergreen, Alabama. Lieutenant Colonel Spurling advanced alone in the darkness beyond the picket line, came upon three of the enemy, fired upon them (his fire being returned), wounded 2, and captured the whole party.

General Orders: Date of Issue: September 10, 1897

Action Date: March 23, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Division: 2d Maine Cavalry

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March 20, 1833
Cranberry Isles, Maine, USA
August 13, 1906
Age 73
Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA