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JELLISON, BENJAMIN

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Capture of flag of 57th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.). He also assisted in taking prisoners.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Captain) Company C, 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts

Citation

Capture of flag of 57th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.). He also assisted in taking prisoners.