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RICE, EDMUND

rice edmund

Conspicuous bravery on the third day of the battle on the countercharge against Pickett's division where he fell severely wounded within the enemy's lines.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Major (highest rank: Brigadier General) 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Brighton, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

Citation

Conspicuous bravery on the third day of the battle on the countercharge against Pickett's division where he fell severely wounded within the enemy's lines.