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MILES, NELSON

miles nelson

Distinguished gallantry while holding with his command an advanced position against repeated assaults by a strong force of the enemy; was severely wounded.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Colonel (highest rank: Lieutenant General Ret.) 61st New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Westminster, Worcester County, Massachusetts

Citation

Distinguished gallantry while holding with his command an advanced position against repeated assaults by a strong force of the enemy; was severely wounded.