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Old 06-04-2008, 12:51   #1
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MOH Award to youngest recipient at 17 years old

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Willie Johnston, drummer of Company D, 3rd Vermont Volunteer Infantry, was the seventh soldier in the U.S. Army to be honored with the Congressional Medal of Honor. He received the award on September 16, 1863 for bravery during the Seven Days Battles, he not being quite 12 years old. Willie still remains as the youngest to ever take the nation's highest honor.

http://www.medalofhonor.com/JulianScott.htm

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I stand corrected,your right.....However,he was the youngest Marine to have ever received the MOH.....
http://www.picayuneitem.com/local/lo...155124836.html

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Old 06-04-2008, 13:11   #2
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WOW GOD Bless him...... and the Corpsman that saved him....
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Old 06-04-2008, 14:43   #3
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Prayers out for Jack Lucas and his family. Well done Marine!!
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Old 06-04-2008, 15:37   #4
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WoW is right!...Grenades, malfunctions, contracts on his life, this guy was Indestructable. Prayers out to him and his family.
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Old 06-04-2008, 17:01   #6
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This is a local from the state of Mississippi who is the youngest recipient of the MOH...We are proud of him and right now he needs your prayers...God bless.

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Willie Johnston, drummer of Company D, 3rd Vermont Volunteer Infantry, was the seventh soldier in the U.S. Army to be honored with the Congressional Medal of Honor. He received the award on September 16, 1863 for bravery during the Seven Days Battles, he not being quite 12 years old. Willie still remains as the youngest to ever take the nation's highest honor.

http://www.medalofhonor.com/JulianScott.htm

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WoW is right!...Grenades, malfunctions, contracts on his life, this guy was Indestructable. Prayers out to him and his family.
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Willie Johnston, drummer of Company D, 3rd Vermont Volunteer Infantry, was the seventh soldier in the U.S. Army to be honored with the Congressional Medal of Honor. He received the award on September 16, 1863 for bravery during the Seven Days Battles, he not being quite 12 years old. Willie still remains as the youngest to ever take the nation's highest honor.

http://www.medalofhonor.com/JulianScott.htm

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I stand corrected,your right.....However,he was the youngest Marine to have ever received the MOH.....

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Old 06-07-2008, 12:16   #9
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I stand corrected,your right.....However,he was the youngest Marine to have ever received the MOH.....

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Don't know about the 'youngest' Marine, but apparently the youngest person to receive the MOH during the 20th Century and--according to the newspaper--the youngest surviving veteran of WW2.

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