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Winthrop D Putnam-Milwaukee, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 43° 01.740 W 087° 58.914
16T E 420004 N 4764502
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Vicksburg, MS on May 22, 1863. He is buried in Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI in Section 16, Grave 109.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 3/14/2019 11:48:08 AM
Waymark Code: WM107GX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
He was born on September 18, 1837 in Southbridge, MA and died on January 15, 1907 His Medal of Honor information and citation is: PUTNAM, WINTHROP D.
• Rank and organization: Corporal, Company A, 77th Illinois Infantry
• Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863
• Entered service at: Peoria, Ill.
• Date of issue: 4 April 1898
Citation: Carried, with others, by hand, a cannon up to and fired it through an embrasure of the enemy's works.
Armed Service: Army

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