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TERRY, JOHN

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In the thickest of the fight, where he lost his leg by a shot, still encouraged the men until carried off the field.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Major) Company E, 23d Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Montville, Maine

Citation

In the thickest of the fight, where he lost his leg by a shot, still encouraged the men until carried off the field.