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Nicholas Bouquet
Birth: Nov. 14, 1842
Death: Dec. 27, 1912

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Private in Company D, 1st Iowa Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Wilsons Creek, Missouri, on August 10, 1861. His citation reads “Voluntarily left the line of battle, and, exposing himself to imminent danger from a heavy fire of the enemy, assisted in capturing a riderless horse at large between the lines and hitching him to a disabled gun, saved the gun from capture”. His Medal was issued on February 16, 1897. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Burial:
Aspen Grove Cemetery
Burlington
Des Moines County
Iowa, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Jan 28, 2002
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