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John T Patterson

Birthplace: Morgan, Ohio, United States
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Mauston, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About John T Patterson

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Principal Musician John T. Patterson, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 14 June 1863, while serving with 122d Ohio Infantry, in action at Winchester, Virginia. With one companion, Principal Musician Patterson voluntarily went in front of the Union line, under a heavy fire from the enemy, and carried back a helpless wounded comrade, thus saving him from death or capture.

General Orders: Date of Issue: May 13, 1899

Action Date: June 14, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Principal Musician

Division: 122d Ohio Infantry

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John T Patterson's Timeline

February 3, 1838
Morgan, Ohio, United States
March 3, 1922
Age 84
Mauston, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States