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Frederick Clarence Buck

Date of birth: 1843
Date of death: Unknown
Burial location: Johnson City, Tennessee
Place of Birth: Connecticut, Hartford
Home of record: Windsor 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 Corporal Frederick Clarence Buck, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 29 September 1864, while serving with Company A, 21st Connecticut Infantry, in action at Chapin's Farm, Virginia. Although wounded, Corporal Buck refused to leave the field until the fight closed.

General Orders: Date of Issue: April 6, 1865

Action Date: September 29, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Corporal

Company: Company A

Division: 21st Connecticut Infantry