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CHURCHILL, SAMUEL

churchill samuel

When the fire of the enemy's batteries compelled the men of his detachment for a short time to seek shelter, he stood manfully at his post and for some minutes worked his gun alone.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal (highest rank: Quartermaster Sergeant) Company G, 2d Illinois Light Artillery

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Rutland, Rutland County, Vermont

Citation

When the fire of the enemy's batteries compelled the men of his detachment for a short time to seek shelter, he stood manfully at his post and for some minutes worked his gun alone.