Edward R. Hanford (1841 - 1890)

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Birthplace: Allegany, New York, UK
Death: Died in California, USA
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About Edward R. Hanford

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Edward R. Hanford, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 9 October 1864, while serving with Company H, 2d U.S. Cavalry, in action at Woodstock, Virginia, for capture of flag of 32d Battalion Virginia Cavalry (Confederate States of America).

General Orders: Date of Issue: October 14, 1864

Action Date: October 9, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company H

Division: 2d U.S. Cavalry

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Allegany, New York, UK
January 30, 1890
Age 49
California, USA
Mokelumne Hill, Calaveras, California, USA