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BURRITT, WILLIAM

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Voluntarily acted as a fireman on a steam tug which ran the blockade and passed the batteries under a heavy fire.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company G, 113th Illinois Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1863 Campbell, Steuben County, New York

Citation

Voluntarily acted as a fireman on a steam tug which ran the blockade and passed the batteries under a heavy fire.