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DICKEY, WILLIAM

dickey william

Refused to leave the field, remaining in command after being wounded by a piece of shell, and led his command in the assault on the enemy's works on the following day.,Brooklyn

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Colonel) Battery M, 15th New York Heavy Artillery

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Newburgh, Orange County, New York

Citation

Refused to leave the field, remaining in command after being wounded by a piece of shell, and led his command in the assault on the enemy's works on the following day.,Brooklyn