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CHAMBERLAIN, ORVILLE

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While exposed to a galling fire, Chamberlain went in search of another regiment, found its location, procured ammunition from the men thereof, and returned with the ammunition to his own company.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: Captain) Company G, 74th Indiana Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Leesburgh, Kosciusko County, Indiana

Citation

While exposed to a galling fire, Chamberlain went in search of another regiment, found its location, procured ammunition from the men thereof, and returned with the ammunition to his own company.