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THAXTER, SIDNEY

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Voluntarily remained and participated in the battle with conspicuous gallantry, although his term of service had expired and he had been ordered home to be mustered out.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Major 1st Maine Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine

Citation

Voluntarily remained and participated in the battle with conspicuous gallantry, although his term of service had expired and he had been ordered home to be mustered out.