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HEDGES, JOSEPH

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At the head of his regiment charged a field battery with strong infantry supports, broke the enemy's line, and, with other mounted troops, captured three guns and many prisoners.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Captain) 4th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio

Citation

At the head of his regiment charged a field battery with strong infantry supports, broke the enemy's line, and, with other mounted troops, captured three guns and many prisoners.