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RIPLEY, WILLIAM

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At a critical moment brought up two regiments, which he led against the enemy himself, being severely wounded.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (highest rank: Major General) 1st U.S. Sharpshooters

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Middlebury, Addison County, Vermont

Citation

At a critical moment brought up two regiments, which he led against the enemy himself, being severely wounded.