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GREIG, THEODORE

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A Confederate regiment, the 4th Alabama Infantry (C.S.A.), having planted its battle flag slightly in advance of the regiment, this officer rushed forward and seized it, and, although shot through the neck, retained the flag and brought it within the Union lines.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: Major) Company C, 61st New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 New York

Citation

A Confederate regiment, the 4th Alabama Infantry (C.S.A.), having planted its battle flag slightly in advance of the regiment, this officer rushed forward and seized it, and, although shot through the neck, retained the flag and brought it within the Union lines.