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JACKSON, FREDERICK

jackson frederick r

Having his left arm shot away in a charge on the enemy, he continued on duty, taking part in a second and a third charge until he fell exhausted from the loss of blood.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army First Sergeant (highest rank: Sergeant Major) Company F, 7th Connecticut Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 New Haven, New Haven County, Connecticut

Citation

Having his left arm shot away in a charge on the enemy, he continued on duty, taking part in a second and a third charge until he fell exhausted from the loss of blood.