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MERRIAM, HENRY

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Volunteered to attack the enemy's works in advance of orders and, upon permission being given, made a most gallant assault.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (highest rank: Major General) 73d U.S. Colored Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1865 Houlton, Aroostook County, Maine

Citation

Volunteered to attack the enemy's works in advance of orders and, upon permission being given, made a most gallant assault.