|Squire E. Howard|
|Born||May 15, 1840|
|Died||November 26, 1912(aged 72)|
|Place of birth||Jamaica, Vermont|
|Place of death||West Newton, Massachusetts|
|Place of burial||Newton Cemetery, Newton, Massachusetts|
United States of America|
|Unit||Company H, 8th Vermont Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Howard enlisted into the Union Army at Townshend, Vermont as a sergeant. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in January 1863, and was discharged as a captain in December 1864. Howard was issued the Medal of Honor in January 1894 for his actions on January 14th 1863 during the Bayou Teche Campaign.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
"Voluntarily carried an important message through the heavy fire of the enemy to bring aid and save the gunboat Calhoun." 
- ↑ "Vermont Civil War, Lest We Forget" (in en). https://vermontcivilwar.org/get.php?input=3123.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 History, U.S. Army Center of Military. "Medal of Honor Recipients - Civil War (A-L)". https://history.army.mil/html/moh/civwaral.html.
- ↑ "Squire E Howard: Person, pictures and information - Fold3.com" (in en-US). Fold3. https://www.fold3.com/page/633966856-squire-e-howard/facts.
- ↑ "CMOHS.org - First Sergeant HOWARD, SQUIRE E., U.S. Army". http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/661/howard-squire-e.php.
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