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FISHER, JOSEPH

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Carried the colors 50 yards in advance of his regiment, and after being painfully wounded attempted to crawl into the enemy's works in an endeavor to plant his flag thereon.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal Company C, 61st Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Carried the colors 50 yards in advance of his regiment, and after being painfully wounded attempted to crawl into the enemy's works in an endeavor to plant his flag thereon.