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LUDGATE, WILLIAM

ludgate william

Gallantry and promptness in rallying his men and advancing with a small detachment to save a bridge about to be fired by the enemy.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Brevet Major) Company G, 59th New York Veteran Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 London, England

Citation

Gallantry and promptness in rallying his men and advancing with a small detachment to save a bridge about to be fired by the enemy.