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WEBB, JAMES

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Under heavy fire voluntarily carried information to a battery commander that enabled him to save his guns from capture. Was severely wounded, but refused to go to the hospital and participated in the remainder of the campaign.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Brevet Captain) Company F, 5th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Brooklyn, Kings County, New York

Citation

Under heavy fire voluntarily carried information to a battery commander that enabled him to save his guns from capture. Was severely wounded, but refused to go to the hospital and participated in the remainder of the campaign.