Henry Carlton Peters (1840 - 1923)

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Birthplace: Monroe, Michigan, USA
Death: Died in South Rockwood, Monroe, Michigan, USA
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About Henry Carlton Peters

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Henry Carlton Peters, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 3 May 1863, while serving with Company B, 47th Ohio Infantry, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Private Peters was one of a party that volunteered and attempted to run the enemy's batteries with a steam tug and two barges loaded with subsistence stores.

General Orders: Date of Issue: April 17, 1917

Action Date: May 3, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company B

Division: 47th Ohio Infantry

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February 29, 1840
Monroe, Michigan, USA
March 19, 1923
Age 83
South Rockwood, Monroe, Michigan, USA
South Rockwood, Monroe, Michigan, USA