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ANDERSON, PETER

anderson peter t

Entirely unassisted, brought from the field an abandoned piece of artillery and saved the gun from falling into the hands of the enemy.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Brevet Captain) Company B, 31st Wisconsin Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Darlington, Lafayette County, Wisconsin

Citation

Entirely unassisted, brought from the field an abandoned piece of artillery and saved the gun from falling into the hands of the enemy.