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GREGG, JOSEPH

gregg joseph o

Voluntarily returned to the breastworks, which his regiment had been forced to abandon, to notify three missing companies that the regiment was falling back; found the enemy already in the works, refused a demand to surrender, returning to his command under a concentrated fire, several bullets passing through his hat and clothing.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Captain) Company F, 133d Ohio National Guard Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Lithopolis, Fairfield County, Ohio

Citation

Voluntarily returned to the breastworks, which his regiment had been forced to abandon, to notify three missing companies that the regiment was falling back; found the enemy already in the works, refused a demand to surrender, returning to his command under a concentrated fire, several bullets passing through his hat and clothing.