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CHANDLER, HENRY

chandler henry

Though seriously wounded in a bayonet charge and directed to go to the rear, he declined to do so, but remained with his regiment and helped to carry the breastworks.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company E, 59th Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Andover, Essex County, Massachusetts

Citation

Though seriously wounded in a bayonet charge and directed to go to the rear, he declined to do so, but remained with his regiment and helped to carry the breastworks.