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CONNER, RICHARD

conner richard

The flag of his regiment having been abandoned during retreat, he voluntarily returned with a single companion under a heavy fire and secured and brought off the flag, his companion being killed.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Sergeant) Company F, 6th New Jersey Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Citation

The flag of his regiment having been abandoned during retreat, he voluntarily returned with a single companion under a heavy fire and secured and brought off the flag, his companion being killed.