Samuel J. Churchill-Lawrence, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 38° 57.456 W 095° 12.684
15S E 308386 N 4314397
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Nashville, TN on December 15, 1864. He is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence, KS in Section 7, Lot 222.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 7/25/2018 9:38:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMYTZ9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
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Long Description:
He was born on November 1, 1842 in Rutland, VT and died on June 3, 1932 in Lawrence, KS. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: CHURCHILL, SAMUEL J.
• Rank and organization: Corporal, Company G, 2d Illinois Light Artillery
• Place and date: At Nashville, Tenn., 15 December 1864
• Entered service at: DeKalb County, Ill.
• Date of issue: 20 January 1897
Citation: When the fire of the enemy's batteries compelled the men of his detachment for a short time to seek shelter, he stood manfully at his post and for some minutes worked his gun alone.
Armed Service: Army

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