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BEAUFORT, JEAN

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Volunteered to go within the enemy's lines and at the head of a party of eight destroyed a signal station, thereby greatly aiding in the operations against Port Hudson that immediately followed.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal Company A, 2d Louisiana Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1863 France

Citation

Volunteered to go within the enemy's lines and at the head of a party of eight destroyed a signal station, thereby greatly aiding in the operations against Port Hudson that immediately followed.