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George Stokes AKA Charles G. Bishop-Dolton, IL
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 41° 37.062 W 087° 34.584
16T E 451979 N 4607491
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Nashville, TN on December 16, 1864. He is buried in Oakland Memory Lanes Cemetery, Dolton, IL in Section 28, Lot 8.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 5/21/2019 9:33:43 AM
Waymark Code: WM10KB5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
He served in the military as George Stokes. He is buried under his original name, Charles G. Bishop. He was born on December 24, 1838 in Bristol, England and died on March 25, 1919 Riverdale, IL. His Medal of Honor information and citation STOKES, GEORGE
• Rank and organization: Private, Company C, 122d Illinois Infantry
• Place and date: At Nashville, Tenn., 16 December 1864
• Entered service at: Jerseyville, Ill. Birth. England
• Date of issue: 24 February 1865
Citation: Capture of flag.
Armed Service: Army

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