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SEITZINGER, JAMES

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When the color bearer was shot down, this soldier seized the colors and bore them gallantly in a charge against the enemy.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Sergeant) Company G, 116th Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Germany

Citation

When the color bearer was shot down, this soldier seized the colors and bore them gallantly in a charge against the enemy.