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MOFFITT, JOHN

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Voluntarily took up the regimental colors after several color bearers had been shot down and carried them until himself wounded.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal (highest rank: Sergeant) Company C, 16th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Chazy, Clinton County, New York

Citation

Voluntarily took up the regimental colors after several color bearers had been shot down and carried them until himself wounded.