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MacARTHUR JR., ARTHUR

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Seized the colors of his regiment at a critical moment and planted them on the captured works on the crest of Missionary Ridge.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant & Adjutant (highest rank: Lieutenant General) 24th Wisconsin Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts

Citation

Seized the colors of his regiment at a critical moment and planted them on the captured works on the crest of Missionary Ridge.