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SWIFT, HARLAN

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Having advanced with his regiment and captured the enemy's line, saw four of the enemy retiring toward their second line of works. He advanced upon them alone, compelled their surrender and regained his regiment with the four prisoners.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: Captain) Company H, 2d New York Mounted Rifles

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 New Hudson, Columbia County, New York

Citation

Having advanced with his regiment and captured the enemy's line, saw four of the enemy retiring toward their second line of works. He advanced upon them alone, compelled their surrender and regained his regiment with the four prisoners.