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ENGLISH, EDMUND

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During a rout and while under orders to retreat, seized the colors, rallied the men, and drove the enemy back.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Sergeant (highest rank: Captain) Company C, 2d New Jersey Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 New York, New York

Citation

During a rout and while under orders to retreat, seized the colors, rallied the men, and drove the enemy back.