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BARNUM, HENRY

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Although suffering severely from wounds, he led his regiment, inciting his men to greater action by word and example until again severely wounded.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Colonel (highest rank: Brevet Major General) 149th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Jamesville, Onondaga County, New York

Citation

Although suffering severely from wounds, he led his regiment, inciting his men to greater action by word and example until again severely wounded.