Lt. Noble D. Preston, Medal of Honor

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Noble Delance Preston

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Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Chelten Hills Cemetery Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Cremated
Immediate Family:

Husband of Anna Preston
Father of Helen G Preston and Charles Preston

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About Lt. Noble D. Preston, Medal of Honor

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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. A native of New York, he was 19-years old when on August 30, 1861 he enlisted at Fulton, New York as a Corporal. He was subsequently mustered into Company A, 10th New York Calvary on September 27, 1861. He was immediately promoted to Sergeant on the day following his mustering in, and would ultimately ascend to the rank of Captain on June 11, 1864. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his fearless leadership during the 1864 cavalry battle at Trevillian Station, Virginia. Issued on November 22, 1889, the citation states that Preston “Voluntarily led a charge in which he was severely wounded.”

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Lt. Noble D. Preston, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1842
1842
New York, New York, United States
1866
1866
Age 24
1872
1872
Age 30
New York, NY, USA
1919
1919
Age 77
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Chelten Hills Cemetery Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA Plot: Cremated