Byron E. Pay-Arlington, SD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 44° 21.024 W 097° 07.692
14T E 649184 N 4912495
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Nolensville, TN on February 15, 1863. He is buried in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, SD in Block 4, Lot 15, Grave 16/
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 2/24/2019 12:22:45 PM
Waymark Code: WM104FW
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Long Description:
He was born on October 21, 1844 in Le Roy, NY and died on died on February 19, 1906 in Arlington, SD. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: PAY, BYRON E.
• Rank and organization: Private, Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry
• Place and date: At Nolensville, Tenn., 15 February 1863
• Entered service at: Mankato, Minn.
• Date of issue: 11 September 1897
Citation: Was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 cavalry, repulsed the attack and saved the train.
Armed Service: Army

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