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FOLLETT, JOSEPH

follett joseph l

At New Madrid, Mo., remained on duty though severely wounded. While procuring ammunition from the supply train at Stone River, Tenn., Follett was captured, but made his escape, secured the ammunition, and in less than an hour from the time of his capture had the batteries supplied.

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U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Second Lieutenant) Company G, 1st Missouri Light Artillery

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born

Civil War 1862 Newark, Essex County, New Jersey

Citation

At New Madrid, Mo., remained on duty though severely wounded. While procuring ammunition from the supply train at Stone River, Tenn., Follett was captured, but made his escape, secured the ammunition, and in less than an hour from the time of his capture had the batteries supplied.