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WILLIAMSON, JAMES

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Led his regiment against a superior force, strongly entrenched, and held his ground when all support had been withdrawn.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Colonel (highest rank: Brevet Major General U.S. Volunteers) 4th Iowa Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky

Citation

Led his regiment against a superior force, strongly entrenched, and held his ground when all support had been withdrawn.