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BOODY, ROBERT

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This soldier at Williamsburg, Va., then a corporal, at great personal risk, voluntarily saved the lives of and brought from the battlefield two wounded comrades. A year later, at Chancellorsville, voluntarily, and at great personal risk, brought from the field of battle and saved the life of Capt. George B. Carse, Company C, 4Oth New York Volunteer Infantry.

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U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Second Lieutenant) Company B, 40th New York Infantry

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Civil War 1862 Lemington, Maine

Citation

This soldier at Williamsburg, Va., then a corporal, at great personal risk, voluntarily saved the lives of and brought from the battlefield two wounded comrades. A year later, at Chancellorsville, voluntarily, and at great personal risk, brought from the field of battle and saved the life of Capt. George B. Carse, Company C, 4Oth New York Volunteer Infantry.