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BABCOCK, WILLIAM

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Planted the flag upon the parapet while the enemy still occupied the line; was the first of his regiment to enter the works.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant 2d Rhode Island Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Griswold, Connecticut

Citation

Planted the flag upon the parapet while the enemy still occupied the line; was the first of his regiment to enter the works.