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Lowell Mason Maxham

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Lowell Mason Maxham

Medal of Honor Recipient
U. S. Civil War


Who was Lowell Mason Maxham?

Lowell Mason Maxham was born on December 6, 1841, in Carver, Massachusetts. He was an an American Civil War veteran serving as a Corporal in the Union Army as a member of Company F, 7th Massachusetts Infantry.

Maxham was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at Marye's Heights during the Second Battle of Fredericksburg on May 3, 1863. Though severely wounded and in face of a deadly fire from the enemy at short range, Corporal Maxham rushed bravely forward and was among the first to enter the enemy's works on the crest of Marye's Heights and helped to plant his regimental colors there. However, so serious were his wounds that he had to be discharge from the army in December, 1863. He remained crippled for the rest of his life.

After the war, Maxham returned to Massachusetts, where he devoted himself to studying over inventions, the most conspicuous of which was an auto bumper to safeguard the lives of pedestrians. He died on February 13, 1931, in Boston, Massachusetts, at the age of 89. He is buried in the Mayflower Hill Cemetery at Taunton, Massachusetts.


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