Henry H. Bickford

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Henry H. Bickford
Born (1838-03-13)March 13, 1838
Ypsilanti, Michigan
Died May 20, 1917(1917-05-20) (aged 79)
Place of burial Hartland, New York
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch USArmy flag.jpg United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861 - 1865
Rank Quartermaster Sergeant
Unit 8th New York Cavalry
Battles/wars Battle of Waynesboro, Virginia
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Henry H. Bickford (March 13, 1838 - May 20, 1917) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.

Biography[edit]

Bickford enlisted in the Army from Hartland, New York in October 1861. He received the Medal of Honor on March 26, 1865, for his actions at the Battle of Waynesboro, Virginia. He mustered out with his regiment in June 1865. [1]

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

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Recapture of flag.[2]

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