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Frank Brownell's Medal of Honor

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 12/23/2010

Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to Frank E. Brownell, private, Company A, 11th New York Infantry. On May 24, 1861, Brownell killed John Marshall, the murderer of Colonel Elmer Ellsworth.


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