[Congressional Bills 106th Congress]
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[H.R. 584 Introduced in House (IH)]







106th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 584

  To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor 
posthumously to Brevet Brigadier General Strong Vincent for his actions 
in the defense of Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 
                                 1863.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            February 4, 1999

 Mr. English introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                      Committee on Armed Services

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                                 A BILL


 
  To authorize and request the President to award the Medal of Honor 
posthumously to Brevet Brigadier General Strong Vincent for his actions 
in the defense of Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 
                                 1863.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President is 
authorized and requested to award (in accordance with award criteria 
applicable at the time) the Medal of Honor posthumously to Brevet 
Brigadier General Strong Vincent, of the State of Pennsylvania, for his 
actions in the defense of Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg 
on July 2, 1863. Such an award may be made under without regard to the 
provisions of section 3744 of title 10, United States Code.
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