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Squire E. Howard
Born (1840-05-15)May 15, 1840
Jamaica, Vermont
Died November 26, 1912(1912-11-26) (aged 72)
West Newton, Massachusetts
Place of burial
Newton Cemetery, Newton, Massachusetts
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Union Army
Rank Union army cpt rank insignia.jpg Captain
Unit Vermont Company H, 8th Vermont Infantry
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Squire Edward Howard (May 15, 1840 – November 26, 1912) was a Medal of Honor recipient who served for the United States Army during the American Civil War.

Civil War

Howard enlisted into the Union Army at Townshend, Vermont as a sergeant. He was commissioned as a second lieutenant in January 1863, and was discharged as a captain in December 1864. Howard was issued the Medal of Honor in January 1894 for his actions on January 14th 1863 during the Bayou Teche Campaign.

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