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CATLIN, ISAAC

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In a heroic effort to rally the disorganized troops was disabled by a severe wound. While being carried from the field he recovered somewhat and bravely started to return to his command, when he received a second wound, which necessitated amputation of his right leg.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Colonel (highest rank: Brevet Major General) 109th New York Infantry (Railway Brigade)

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Near Owego, Tioga County, New York

Citation

In a heroic effort to rally the disorganized troops was disabled by a severe wound. While being carried from the field he recovered somewhat and bravely started to return to his command, when he received a second wound, which necessitated amputation of his right leg.