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POWERS, WESLEY

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Voluntarily swam the river under heavy fire and secured a ferryboat, by means of which the command crossed.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal Company F, 147th Illinois Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Orono, Ontario, Canada

Citation

Voluntarily swam the river under heavy fire and secured a ferryboat, by means of which the command crossed.