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TOZIER, ANDREW

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At the crisis of the engagement this soldier, a color bearer, stood alone in an advanced position, the regiment having been borne back, and defended his colors with musket and ammunition picked up at his feet.

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U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: First Sergeant) Company I, 20th Maine Infantry

Conflict

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Civil War 1863 Monmouth, Kennebec County, Maine

Citation

At the crisis of the engagement this soldier, a color bearer, stood alone in an advanced position, the regiment having been borne back, and defended his colors with musket and ammunition picked up at his feet.