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MARTIN, SYLVESTER

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Gallantly made a most dangerous reconnaissance, discovering the position of the enemy and enabling the division to repulse an attack made in strong force.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Lieutenant (highest rank: Captain) Company K, 88th Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Chester County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Gallantly made a most dangerous reconnaissance, discovering the position of the enemy and enabling the division to repulse an attack made in strong force.