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BELCHER, THOMAS

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Took a guidon from the hands of the bearer, mortally wounded, and advanced with it nearer to the battery than any other man.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company I, 9th Maine Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine

Citation

Took a guidon from the hands of the bearer, mortally wounded, and advanced with it nearer to the battery than any other man.