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POWER, ALBERT

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Under a heavy fire and at great personal risk went to the aid of a dismounted comrade who was surrounded by the enemy, took him up on his own horse, and carried him to a place of safety.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: First Sergeant) Company A, 3d Iowa Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 Liberty, Guernsey County, Ohio

Citation

Under a heavy fire and at great personal risk went to the aid of a dismounted comrade who was surrounded by the enemy, took him up on his own horse, and carried him to a place of safety.