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WALTON, GEORGE

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Went outside the trenches, under heavy fire at short-range, and rescued a comrade who had been wounded and thrown out of the trench by an exploding shell.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Sergeant) Company C, 97th Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Upper Oxford Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Went outside the trenches, under heavy fire at short-range, and rescued a comrade who had been wounded and thrown out of the trench by an exploding shell.