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LEONARD, EDWIN

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Voluntarily exposed himself to the fire of a Union brigade to stop their firing on the Union skirmish line.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company I, 37th Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Agawam, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Citation

Voluntarily exposed himself to the fire of a Union brigade to stop their firing on the Union skirmish line.