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CRISWELL, BENJAMIN

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Rescued the body of Lt. Hodgson from within the enemy's lines; brought up ammunition and encouraged the men in the most exposed positions under heavy fire.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: First Sergeant) Company B, 7th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1876 Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia

Citation

Rescued the body of Lt. Hodgson from within the enemy's lines; brought up ammunition and encouraged the men in the most exposed positions under heavy fire.