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PRENTICE, JOSEPH

prentice joseph r

Voluntarily rescued the body of his commanding officer, who had fallen mortally wounded. He brought off the field his mortally wounded leader under direct and constant rifle fire.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company E, 19th U.S. Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio

Citation

Voluntarily rescued the body of his commanding officer, who had fallen mortally wounded. He brought off the field his mortally wounded leader under direct and constant rifle fire.