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EDGERTON, NATHAN

edgerton nathan h

Took up the flag after three color bearers had been shot down and bore it forward, though himself wounded

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant & Adjutant (highest rank: Captain) 6th U.S. Colored Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1884 Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio

Citation

Took up the flag after three color bearers had been shot down and bore it forward, though himself wounded