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JOSSELYN, SIMEON

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While commanding his company, deployed as skirmishers, Josselyn came upon a large body of the enemy, taking a number of them prisoner. Lt. Josselyn himself shot their color bearer, seized the colors, and brought them back to his regiment.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant Company C, 13th Illinois Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Buffalo, Erie County, New York

Citation

While commanding his company, deployed as skirmishers, Josselyn came upon a large body of the enemy, taking a number of them prisoner. Lt. Josselyn himself shot their color bearer, seized the colors, and brought them back to his regiment.