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MILLS, FRANK

mills frank

While scouting, this soldier, in command of an advance of but three or four men, came upon the enemy, and charged them without orders, the rest of the troops following, the whole force of the enemy, 120 men, being captured.

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Service

Rank

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U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: First Sergeant) Company C, 1st New York Mounted Rifles

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 Middletown, Orange County, New York

Citation

While scouting, this soldier, in command of an advance of but three or four men, came upon the enemy, and charged them without orders, the rest of the troops following, the whole force of the enemy, 120 men, being captured.