Henri Le Fevre Brown-Jamestown, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 42° 06.702 W 079° 14.250
17T E 645712 N 4663681
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Wilderness, VA on May 6, 1864. He is buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Jamestown, NY in the Forest Section, Lot 60.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 7/13/2018 2:46:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMYQYB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
He was born on May 30, 1842 in Jamestown, NY and died on April 29, 1910 in Jamestown NY. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: BROWN, HENRI LE FEVRE
• Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 72d New York Infantry
• Place and date: At Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864
• Entered service at: Ellicott, N.Y.
• Date of issue: 23 June 1896
Citation: Voluntarily and under a heavy fire from the enemy, 3 times crossed the field of battle with a load of ammunition in a blanket on his back, thus supplying the Federal forces, whose ammunition had nearly all been expended, and enabling them to hold their position until reinforcement arrived, when the enemy were driven from their position.
Armed Service: Army

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