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PETTY, PHILIP

petty philip

Took up the colors as they fell out of the hands of the wounded color bearer and carried them forward in the charge.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Color Sergeant) Company A, 136th Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Tingswich, Buckinghamshire, England

Citation

Took up the colors as they fell out of the hands of the wounded color bearer and carried them forward in the charge.