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Jackson G. Sargent
Born (1842-12-29)December 29, 1842
Died February 19, 1921(1921-02-19) (aged 78)
Place of birth Stowe, Vermont
Place of death Stowe, Vermont
Place of burial Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, Vermont
Allegiance United States United States of America
Union
Service/branch U.S. Army
Union Army
Rank Union army 1st lt rank insignia.jpg First lieutenant
Unit Vermont Company K, 5th Vermont Infantry
Awards Medal of Honor

Jackson G. Sargent was a soldier who served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.[1]

Civil War Service[edit | edit source]

Sargent was awarded the Medal of Honor in October 1891 for his actions on the second of April, 1865.[2] He enlisted as a private into the 5th Vermont Infantry, Company D at Stowe, Vermont in August 1861. Sargent was commissioned as the first lieutenant of Company K in May 1865.[3]

Medal of Honor Citation[edit | edit source]

First to scale the enemy's works and plant the colors thereon.[4]

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