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MEYER, HENRY

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During an assault and in the face of a heavy fire rendered heroic assistance to a wounded and helpless officer, thereby saving his life and in the performance of this gallant act sustained a severe wound.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Brevet Major NY Volunteers) Company D, 24th New York Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Hamburg, Erie County, New York

Citation

During an assault and in the face of a heavy fire rendered heroic assistance to a wounded and helpless officer, thereby saving his life and in the performance of this gallant act sustained a severe wound.