John Darling Terry, SGT (1845 - 1919)

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Birthplace: Montville, Waldo, ME, USA
Death: Died
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About John Darling Terry, SGT

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant John Darling Terry, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 14 March 1862, while serving with Company E, 23d Massachusetts Infantry, in action at New Bern, North Carolina. In the thickest of the fight, where he lost his leg by a shot, Sergeant Terry still encouraged the men until carried off the field.

General Orders: Date of Issue: October 12, 1867

Action Date: March 14, 1862

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Company E

Division: 23d Massachusetts Infantry

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John Terry, SGT's Timeline

September 3, 1845
Montville, Waldo, ME, USA
March 4, 1919
Age 73
Bronx, Bronx, NY, USA