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BUTTERFIELD, DANIEL

butterfield daniel

Seized the colors of the 83d Pennsylvania Volunteers at a critical moment and, under a galling fire of the enemy, encouraged the depleted ranks to renewed exertion.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Brigadier General (highest rank: Major General) U.S. Volunteers

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Utica, Oneida County, New York

Citation

Seized the colors of the 83d Pennsylvania Volunteers at a critical moment and, under a galling fire of the enemy, encouraged the depleted ranks to renewed exertion.