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LAWTON, HENRY

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Led a charge of skirmishers against the enemy rifle pits and stubbornly and successfully resisted two determined attacks of the enemy to retake the works.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Major General) Company A, 30th Indiana Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Manhattan, Lucas County, Ohio

Citation

Led a charge of skirmishers against the enemy rifle pits and stubbornly and successfully resisted two determined attacks of the enemy to retake the works.