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MORRILL, WALTER

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Learning that an assault was to be made upon the enemy's works by other troops, this officer voluntarily joined the storming party with about 50 men of his regiment, and by his dash and gallantry rendered effective service in the assault.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Colonel) Company B, 20th Maine Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Williamsburg, Maine

Citation

Learning that an assault was to be made upon the enemy's works by other troops, this officer voluntarily joined the storming party with about 50 men of his regiment, and by his dash and gallantry rendered effective service in the assault.