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SPURLING, ANDREW

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Advanced alone in the darkness beyond the picket line, came upon three of the enemy, fired upon them (his fire being returned), wounded two, and captured the whole party.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (highest rank: Brevet Brigadier General) 2d Maine Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1865 Cranberry Isles, Hancock County, Maine

Citation

Advanced alone in the darkness beyond the picket line, came upon three of the enemy, fired upon them (his fire being returned), wounded two, and captured the whole party.