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Marcellus J. Newman
Birth: Dec. 6, 1835
Death: Nov. 15, 1905

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company B, 111th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 14, 1864 at Resaca, Georgia. His citation reads "Voluntarily returned, in the face of a severe fire from the enemy, and rescued a wounded comrade who had been left behind as the regiment fell back." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Family links: 
  Joseph Newman (1810 - 1885)
  Thirsa Ann Clark Newman (1809 - 1890)
  Nancy J Newman (1852 - 1931)*
  David C. Newman (1833 - 1859)*
  Marcellus J. Newman (1835 - 1905)
  Francis Marion Newman (1838 - 1897)*
  Joseph M. Newman (1840 - 1905)*
  Mahala Newman (1844 - 1845)*
  Barthana Newman (1844 - 1847)*
  Thirza Ann Newman Meyer (1848 - 1926)*
  George W. Newman (1850 - 1851)*
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New Hope Cemetery
Lincoln County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section 3, Lot 2
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Nov 08, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8070828
Marcellus J. Newman
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Marcellus J. Newman
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Marcellus J. Newman
Added by: Don Morfe
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- J. Bruce Fox
 Added: Dec. 6, 2016

- Michele Herrick
 Added: Dec. 6, 2016
Thank you, sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Nov. 15, 2016
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