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WELSH, JAMES

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Bore off the regimental colors after the color sergeant had been wounded and the color corporal bearing the colors killed, thereby saving the colors from capture.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company E, 4th Rhode Island Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Ireland

Citation

Bore off the regimental colors after the color sergeant had been wounded and the color corporal bearing the colors killed, thereby saving the colors from capture.