Lowell M. Maxham
Corporal, Company F, 7th Massachusetts Infantry, U.S. Army. Awarded for actions at Fredericksburg, VA.
May 03, 1863
Born in Carver, MA, Maxham is accredited to Taunton, where an elementary school was named for him.
Citation: Though severely wounded and in face of a deadly fire from the enemy at short range, he 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.