b. 1842 Niagara County, New York. d. 07/08/1926 San Mateo County, California.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/03/1865 Waynesboro, Virginia.
Congdon enlisted in the Army from Fairport, New York in October 1861, but was discharged for disability in January 1862. Despite this, he re-enlisted in May 1862, and fought at the Battle of Culpeper Court House, where he was wounded. He mustered out with his regiment in June 1865.
Recapture of Gen. Crook’s headquarters flag.
BURIAL LOCATION: SAN FRANCISCO NATIONAL CEMETERY, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA.
SECTION OSA, ROW 15, GRAVE 7
LOCATION OF MEDAL: BELIEVED TO BE FAMILY.