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TINKHAM, EUGENE

tinkham eugene m

Though himself wounded, voluntarily left the rifle pits, crept out between the lines and, exposed to the severe fire of the enemy's guns at close-range, brought within the lines two wounded and helpless comrades.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal (highest rank: Sergeant) Company H, 148th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Sprague, Connecticut

Citation

Though himself wounded, voluntarily left the rifle pits, crept out between the lines and, exposed to the severe fire of the enemy's guns at close-range, brought within the lines two wounded and helpless comrades.