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Nicholas Fox

Date of birth: 1844
Date of death: October 02, 1929
Burial location: Port Chester, New York
Home of record: Greenwich Connecticut


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Nicholas Fox, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 14 June 1863, while serving with Company H, 28th Connecticut Infantry, in action at Port Hudson, Louisiana. Private Fox made two trips across an open space, in the face of the enemy's concentrated fire, and secured water for the sick and wounded.

General Orders: Date of Issue: April 1, 1898

Action Date: June 14, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company H

Division: 28th Connecticut Infantry