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EMBLER, ANDREW

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Charged at the head of two regiments, which drove the enemy's main body, gained the crest of the hill near the Burgess house, and forced a barricade on the Boydton road.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Brevet Colonel U.S. Vols.) Company D, 59th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 New York, New York

Citation

Charged at the head of two regiments, which drove the enemy's main body, gained the crest of the hill near the Burgess house, and forced a barricade on the Boydton road.