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GRACE, PETER

grace peter

Singlehandedly rescued a comrade from two Confederate guards, knocking down one and compelling the surrender of the other.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Captain) Company G, 83d Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Berkshire, Berkshire County, Massachusetts

Citation

Singlehandedly rescued a comrade from two Confederate guards, knocking down one and compelling the surrender of the other.