Moffitt, John Henry (1843-1926) — also known as John H. Moffitt — of Chateaugay Lake (unknown county), N.Y. Born near Chazy, Clinton County, N.Y., January 8, 1843. Republican. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1887-91. Received the Medal of Honor in 1891 for action at Gaines Mill, Va., June 27, 1862. Died in Plattsburgh, Clinton County, N.Y., August 14, 1926. Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
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