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JOHNSON, RUEL

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While in command of the regiment bravely exposed himself to the fire of the enemy, encouraging and cheering his men.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Major (highest rank: Colonel) 100th Indiana Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Harbor Creek Township, Erie County, Pennsylvania

Citation

While in command of the regiment bravely exposed himself to the fire of the enemy, encouraging and cheering his men.