Henry C. Merriam

Civil War Medal of Honor Winner

Rank and organization: Lieutenant Colonel, 73d U.S. Colored Troops.

Place and date: At Fort Blakely, Ala., 9 April 1865.

Entered service at: Houlton, Maine.

Born: Houlton, Maine.

Date of issue: 28 June 1894.

Citation: Volunteered to attack the enemy's works in advance of orders and, upon permission being given, made a most gallant assault.

MGEN Merriam is buried in Arlington National cemetery.


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