Albert Marsh (Medal of Honor)

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Albert Marsh
Born (1831-02-15)February 15, 1831
Cattaraugus County, New York
Died February 17, 1895(1895-02-17) (aged 64)
Place of burial Randolph Cemetery Randolph, New York
Allegiance United States of America
Union
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861 - 1864
Rank Sergeant
Unit 64th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

Albert Marsh was a Sergeant in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the American Civil War.

Marsh joined the Army from Randolph, New York in August 1861. He fought in the Battles of Fair Oaks, Gettysburg, and Spotsylvania, and was wounded each time. He was mustered out in September 1864.[1]

He died February 17, 1895 and is buried in Randolph Cemetery Randolph, New York.[2] His grave can be found in section C.[2]

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 64th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Entered service at: Randolph, N.Y. Birth: Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Date of issue: December 1, 1864.

Citation:

Capture of flag.[3]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Regimental roster
  2. ^ a b "Albert Marsh". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. Retrieved 2007-12-30. 
  3. ^ "Marsh, Albert". Medal of Honor recipients: Civil War (M-Z). United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. Archived from the original on 28 December 2007. Retrieved 2007-12-30. 

References[edit]

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