Cpl. Benoni Sprague, Medal of Honor

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Benona Sprague

Also Known As: "Benoni", "Sprague"
Birthplace: Satina, Onondaga, New York, USA
Death: Died in Saybrook, McLean, Illinios, USA
Place of Burial: Saybrook, McClean, Illinois, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Miron B. Sprague and Sarah Sprague
Husband of Martha Elen Sprague
Father of CHARLES M. SPRAGUE and William H. Sprague
Brother of Juliett Sprague; Charles Sprague; Franklin Sprague; Harrison Sprague and Harmon Sprague

Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Cpl. Benoni Sprague, Medal of Honor

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Benona Sprague, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863, while serving with Company F, 116th Illinois Infantry, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

General Orders: Date of Issue: July 10, 1894

Action Date: May 22, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Corporal

Company: Company F

Division: 116th Illinois Infantry


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Cpl. Benoni Sprague, Medal of Honor's Timeline

February 15, 1833
Satina, Onondaga, New York, USA
December 8, 1860
Age 27
November 28, 1870
Age 37
June 19, 1908
Age 75
Saybrook, McLean, Illinios, USA
Saybrook, McClean, Illinois, USA