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ANDERS, FRANK

anders frank l

With 11 other scouts, without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy who were in line and in a position that could only be carried by a frontal attack.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army Corporal (highest rank: Major) Company B, 1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Philippine Insurrections 1899 Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory

Citation

With 11 other scouts, without waiting for the supporting battalion to aid them or to get into a position to do so, charged over a distance of about 150 yards and completely routed about 300 of the enemy who were in line and in a position that could only be carried by a frontal attack.