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KIRBY, DENNIS

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Seized the colors when the color bearer was killed and bore them himself in the assault.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Major (highest rank: Brevet Brigadier General) 8th Missouri Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York

Citation

Seized the colors when the color bearer was killed and bore them himself in the assault.