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CILLEY, CLINTON

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Seized the colors of a retreating regiment and led it into the thick of the attack.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Brevet Colonel) Company C, 2d Minnesota Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Rockingham County, New Hampshire

Citation

Seized the colors of a retreating regiment and led it into the thick of the attack.