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Horatio L. Birdsall
Sergeant, United States Army
New York State Flag
Born at Monroe County, New York, in 1833, he earned the Medal of Honor during the Civil War while serving in Company B, 3rd Iowa Cavalry at Columbus, Georgia, on April 16, 1865.

He died on November 29, 1891 and was buried in Section 13 of Arlington National Cemetery.



BIRDSALL, HORATIO L.

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company B, 3d lowa Cavalry. Place and date: At Columbus, Ga., 16 April 1865. Entered service at: Keokuk, Lee County, lowa. Birth: Monroe County, New York. Date of issue: 17 June 1865.

Citation: Capture of flag and bearer.



Horatio L. Birdsall Gravesite  - PHOTO
Photo courtesy of Raymond L. Collins

BIRDSALL, HORATIO L
SGT   US ARMY
CIVIL WAR
DATE OF DEATH: 11/29/1891
BURIED AT: SECTION 13  SITE 6935

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