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LAWSON, GAINES

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Went to the aid of a wounded comrade between the lines and carried him to a place of safety.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Sergeant (highest rank: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel) Company D, 4th East Tennessee Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Hawkins County, Tennessee

Citation

Went to the aid of a wounded comrade between the lines and carried him to a place of safety.