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COHN, ABRAHAM

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During Battle of the Wilderness rallied and formed, under heavy fire, disorganized and fleeing troops of different regiments. At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864, bravely and coolly carried orders to the advanced line under severe fire.

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Service

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U.S. Army Sergeant Major (highest rank: Captain) 6th New Hampshire Infantry

Conflict

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Civil War 1864 Guttentag, Silesia, Prussia

Citation

During Battle of the Wilderness rallied and formed, under heavy fire, disorganized and fleeing troops of different regiments. At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864, bravely and coolly carried orders to the advanced line under severe fire.