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PLIMLEY, WILLIAM

plimley william

While acting as aide to a general officer, voluntarily accompanied a regiment in an assault on the enemy's works and acted as leader of the movement which resulted in the rout of the enemy and the capture of large numbers of prisoners.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Major) Company F, 120th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Catskill, Greene County, New York

Citation

While acting as aide to a general officer, voluntarily accompanied a regiment in an assault on the enemy's works and acted as leader of the movement which resulted in the rout of the enemy and the capture of large numbers of prisoners.