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HEALEY, GEORGE

healey george

When nearly surrounded by the enemy, captured a Confederate soldier, and with the aid of a comrade who joined him later, captured four other Confederate soldiers, disarmed the five prisoners, and brought them all into the Union lines.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Corporal) Company E, 5th Iowa Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa

Citation

When nearly surrounded by the enemy, captured a Confederate soldier, and with the aid of a comrade who joined him later, captured four other Confederate soldiers, disarmed the five prisoners, and brought them all into the Union lines.