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WILSON, ARTHUR

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While in action against hostile Moros, when, it being necessary to secure a mountain gun in position by rope and tackle, voluntarily and with the assistance of an enlisted man, carried the rope forward and fastened it, being all the time under heavy fire of the enemy at short-range.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: Colonel) 6th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Philippine Insurrections 1909 Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois

Citation

While in action against hostile Moros, when, it being necessary to secure a mountain gun in position by rope and tackle, voluntarily and with the assistance of an enlisted man, carried the rope forward and fastened it, being all the time under heavy fire of the enemy at short-range.