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GUERIN, FITZ

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With two comrades voluntarily took position on board the steamer Cheeseman, in charge of all the guns and ammunition of the battery, and remained in charge of the same for a considerable time while the steamer was unmanageable and subjected to a heavy fire from the enemy.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Battery A, 1st Missouri Light Artillery

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1863 New York, New York

Citation

With two comrades voluntarily took position on board the steamer Cheeseman, in charge of all the guns and ammunition of the battery, and remained in charge of the same for a considerable time while the steamer was unmanageable and subjected to a heavy fire from the enemy.