Carson, Anthony J., SGT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Sergeant (Infantry)
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Service Years
1899 - 1901

Sergeant (Infantry)


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Home State
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Year of Birth
1869
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Carson, Anthony J. (MOH), SGT.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Boston, Massachusetts
Last Address
Boston, Massachusetts

Date of Passing
Apr 25, 1943
 
Location of Interment
New Calvary Cemetery - Mattapan, Massachusetts
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 20A, Grave 2651

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 Military Association Memberships
Congressional Medal Of Honor SocietyMedal of Honor
  1900, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society
  1900, Medal of Honor [Verified] - Assoc. Page


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Last Known Activity

Philippine Insurrecton Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the United States Army in Company H, 43d Infantry, U.S. Volunteers. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 15-19, 1900 at Catubig, Samar, Philippine Islands. His citation reads "Assumed command of a detachment of the company which had survived an overwhelming attack of the enemy, and by his bravery and untiring efforts and the exercise of extraordinary good judgment in the handling of his men, successfully withstood for two days the attacks of a large force of the enemy, thereby saving the lives of the survivors and protecting the wounded until relief came."

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