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WAMBSGAN, MARTIN

wambsgan martin

While the enemy were in close proximity, this soldier sprang forward and bore off in safety the regimental colors, the color bearer having fallen on the field of battle.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Sergeant) Company D, 90th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Nusdorof, Bavaria, Germany

Citation

While the enemy were in close proximity, this soldier sprang forward and bore off in safety the regimental colors, the color bearer having fallen on the field of battle.