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Squire E. Howard
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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
Union
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

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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