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HOWARD, JAMES

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Carried the colors in advance of the line of battle, the flagstaff being shot off while he was planting it on the parapet of the fort.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company K, 158th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Newton, Sussex County, New Jersey

Citation

Carried the colors in advance of the line of battle, the flagstaff being shot off while he was planting it on the parapet of the fort.