Harrison Collins

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Harrison Collins
Born (1836-03-10)March 10, 1836
Hawkins County, Tennessee
Died December 25, 1890(1890-12-25) (aged 54)
Place of burial Springfield National Cemetery, Springfield, Missouri
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Union Army
Rank Sergeant
Unit Tennessee 1st Tennessee Cavalry Regiment
Battles/wars Battle of Nashville
Awards Medal of Honor

Harrison Collins (March 10, 1836 – December 25, 1890) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.


Collins served in the American Civil War in the 1st Tennessee Volunteer Cavalry for the Union Army. He received the Medal of Honor on February 24, 1865 for his actions at the Battle of Nashville.

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Capture of flag of Chalmer's Division (C.S.A.).[1]

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