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BONNAFFON JR., SYLVESTER

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Checked the rout and rallied the troops of his command in the face of a terrible fire of musketry; was severely wounded.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel) Company G, 99th Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Checked the rout and rallied the troops of his command in the face of a terrible fire of musketry; was severely wounded.