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GWYNNE, NATHANIEL

gwynne nathaniel

When about entering upon the charge, this soldier, then but 15 years old, was cautioned not to go in, as he had not been mustered. He indignantly protested and participated in the charge, his left arm being crushed by a shell and amputated soon afterward.

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Service

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U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Second Lieutenant) Company H, 13th Ohio Cavalry

Conflict

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Civil War 1864 Urbana, Champaign County, Ohio

Citation

When about entering upon the charge, this soldier, then but 15 years old, was cautioned not to go in, as he had not been mustered. He indignantly protested and participated in the charge, his left arm being crushed by a shell and amputated soon afterward.