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CHASE, JOHN F.; Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient - Civil War

CHASE, JOHN F.; Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient - Civil War

Posted: 22 Aug 2006 5:08PM GMT
Classification: Military
Edited: 18 Nov 2006 4:22PM GMT
Surnames: CHASE
Source: http://www.army.mil/cmh-pg/mohciv.htm

Note: This is not my ancestry. I am just passing along information that may be useful.

CHASE, JOHN F.

Rank and organization: Private, 5th Battery, Maine Light Artillery. Place and date: At Chancellorsville, Va., 3 May 1863. Entered service at: Augusta, Maine. Birth: Chelsea, Maine. Date of issue: 7 February 1888. Citation: Nearly all the officers and men of the battery having been killed or wounded, this soldier with a comrade continued to fire his gun after the guns had ceased. The piece was then dragged off by the two, the horses having been shot, and its capture by the enemy was prevented.

Re: CHASE, JOHN F.; Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient - Civil War

Posted: 1 Nov 2006 2:11PM GMT
Classification: Military
Edited: 18 Nov 2006 4:22PM GMT
Surnames: CHASE
JOHN F. CHASE

Burial: ST. PETERSBURG, FLORDIA IN ST. BARTHOLOMEW CEMETERY

Born: 1843 CHELSEA, ME

Died: 1914


Additional Information and cemetery monument photo:

http://www.homeofheroes.com/gravesites/states/pages_af/chase...

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