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NEWMAN, MARCELLUS

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Voluntarily returned, in the face of a severe fire from the enemy, and rescued a wounded comrade who had been left behind as the regiment fell back.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company B, 111th Illinois Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Richview, Washington County, Illinois

Citation

Voluntarily returned, in the face of a severe fire from the enemy, and rescued a wounded comrade who had been left behind as the regiment fell back.