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BROWN, URIAH

brown uriah h

Despite the death of his captain at his side during the assault, he continued carrying his log to the defense ditch. While he was laying his log in place he was shot down and thrown into the water. Unmindful of his own wound he, despite the intense fire, dragged five of his comrades from the ditch, wherein they lay wounded, to a place of safety.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Corporal) Company G, 30th Ohio Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1863 Covington, Miami County, Ohio

Citation

Despite the death of his captain at his side during the assault, he continued carrying his log to the defense ditch. While he was laying his log in place he was shot down and thrown into the water. Unmindful of his own wound he, despite the intense fire, dragged five of his comrades from the ditch, wherein they lay wounded, to a place of safety.