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Gen Franklin George Butterfield
Birth: May 11, 1842
Rockingham
Windham County
Vermont, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1916
Derby Line
Orleans County
Vermont, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as the First Lieutenant of Company C, 6th Vermont Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Salem Heights, Virginia during the Battle of Chancellorsville on May 4, 1863. His citation reads "Took command of the skirmish line and covered the movement of his regiment out of a precarious position". His Medal was issued on May 4, 1891, exactly 28 years after his bravery. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Maria Smith Frost Butterfield (1839 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Esther Elmira Butterfield (1871 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saxtons River Cemetery
Saxtons River
Windham County
Vermont, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jun 07, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 22673
Gen Franklin George Butterfield
Added by: Gregory Speciale
 
Gen Franklin George Butterfield
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Gen Franklin George Butterfield
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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Companion #02982 - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Nov. 26, 2015
Franklin George Butterfield, C.M.O.H.
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Jul. 1, 2015

- James Snow
 Added: Jan. 6, 2015
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