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BARBER, JAMES

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Was one of a detachment of 20 picked artillerymen who voluntarily accompanied an infantry assaulting party, and who turned upon the enemy the guns captured in the assault.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1865 Westerly, Washington County, Rhode Island

Citation

Was one of a detachment of 20 picked artillerymen who voluntarily accompanied an infantry assaulting party, and who turned upon the enemy the guns captured in the assault.