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CROSIER, WILLIAM

crosier william h

Severely wounded and ambushed by the enemy, he stripped the colors from the staff and brought them back into the line.

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Service

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U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Color Sergeant) Company G, 149th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Skaneateles, Onondaga County, New York

Citation

Severely wounded and ambushed by the enemy, he stripped the colors from the staff and brought them back into the line.