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Last recipient of the Badge of Military Merit: SGT Daniel Bissell

Last recipient of the Badge of Military Merit: SGT Daniel Bissell
Daniel Bissell, the eldest son of Daniel and Elizabeth Bissell of Windsor, Connecticut, was born December 30, 1754. When the Revolution began he enlisted in the 5th Connecticut Regiment of the Continental Line, where his “sterling qualities of head and heart speedily gained the esteem of his comrades and the confidence of his officers.” He became a sergeant on September 1,... Read More