|Jackson G. Sargent|
|Born||December 29, 1842|
|Died||February 19, 1921(aged 78)|
|Place of birth||Stowe, Vermont|
|Place of death||Stowe, Vermont|
|Place of burial||Riverbank Cemetery, Stowe, Vermont|
United States of America|
|Unit||Company K, 5th Vermont Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
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. 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.
Medal of Honor Citation[edit | edit source]
First to scale the enemy's works and plant the colors thereon.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "CMOHS.org - Sergeant SARGENT, JACKSON, U.S. Army". http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/1181/sargent-jackson.php.
- "Page 209 Medal of Honor Recipients, 1863-2013 - Fold3" (in en-US). Fold3. https://www.fold3.com/image/310761442?terms=Jackson%20Sargent.
- "Vermont Civil War, Lest We Forget" (in en). https://vermontcivilwar.org/get.php?input=28213.
- History, U.S. Army Center of Military. "Medal of Honor Recipients - Civil War (S-Z)". https://history.army.mil/html/moh/civilwar_sz.html#SARGENT.
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