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SHANES, JOHN

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Charged upon a Confederate fieldpiece in advance of his comrades and by his individual exertions silenced the piece.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company K, 14th West Virginia Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Monongalia County, West Virginia

Citation

Charged upon a Confederate fieldpiece in advance of his comrades and by his individual exertions silenced the piece.