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CURTIS, JOHN

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Voluntarily sought the line of battle and alone and unaided captured two prisoners, driving them before him to regimental headquarters at the point of the bayonet.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Major (highest rank: First Lieutenant) 9th Connecticut Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Citation

Voluntarily sought the line of battle and alone and unaided captured two prisoners, driving them before him to regimental headquarters at the point of the bayonet.