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Tracy, Amasa Sawyer


Age: 32, credited to Middlebury, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: comn 1LT, Co. K, 2nd VT INF, 5/28/61 (5/28/61), pr CPT, Co. H, 1/24/62 (1/24/62), pr MAJ, 4/2/64 (4/21/64), pr LTC, 6/17/64 (6/20/64), pr COL, 6/7/65 (6/17/65), wdd, Marye's Heights, 5/3/63, wdd, Cedar Creek, 10/19/64, m/o 7/15/65 as LTC; Bvt COL to date from 4/2/65, for gallant and meritorious service in the assault before Petersburg (Medal of Honor)

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Birth: 03/16/1829, Dover, ME
Death: 02/26/1908

Burial: West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Jennifer Snoots
Findagrave Memorial #: 22697


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Gibson Collection, VHS Collections, USAHEC off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT

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Medal of Honor

This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor

Amasa Sawyer Tracy

Rank and Organization: Lieutenant Colonel, 2nd Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: Cedar Creek, VA, 19 Oct 1864.
Entered service at: Middlebury.
Born: 16 Mar 1829, Dover, Maine.
Died: 26 Feb 1908, Orleans.
Buried: West Cemetery, Middlebury, VT
Date of Issue: 24 Jul 1892.
Citation: Took command of and led the brigade in the assault on the enemy's works.


NARA File Number: T-444-VS-1864.


George W. Flagg's Second Vermont Infantry Album
Courtesy Vermont Historical Society

(Gibson Collection)

(Gibson Collection)

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