Baldwin, Frank, MG

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Last Rank
Major General
Last Service Branch
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Service Years
1862 - 1906


Major General

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Date of Passing
Apr 22, 1923
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section S.W. 3, Lot 1894

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Medal of Honor RecipientsCongressional Medal Of Honor Society
  1891, Medal of Honor Recipients [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  1891, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society [Verified]

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Original Army Medal of HonorOriginal Army Medal of Honor

The President of the United States
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Medal of Honor




First Award - Civil War

Second Award - Indian Campaign


Led his company in a countercharge at Peach Tree Creek, Ga., 12 July 1864, under a galling fire ahead of his own men, and singly entered the enemy's line, capturing and bringing back 2 commissioned officers, fully armed, besides a guidon of a Georgia regiment.

Rank and organization
: Captain, Company D, 19th Michigan Infantry; First Lieutenant, 5th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At Peach Tree Creek, Ga., 12 July 1864. Entered service at: Constantine, Mich. Birth: Michigan. Date of issue: 3 December 1891.


Rescued, with 2 companies, 2 white girls by a voluntary attack upon Indians whose superior numbers and strong position would have warranted delay for reinforcements, but which delay would have permitted the Indians to escape and kill their captives.

Rank and organization
: First Lieutenant, 5th US   Infantry. Place and date: At McClellans Creek, Tex.,  8 November 1874. Entered service at: Constantine, Mich. Birth: Manchester, Michigan. Date of issue: 3 December 1891.
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 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1861-1865 Civil War
  1864-1864 Civil War/Peach Tree Creek
  1865-1891 Indian Wars (US)
  1874-1874 Battle of Red River
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
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