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BOUQUET, NICHOLAS

bouquet nicholas

Voluntarily left the line of battle, and, exposing himself to imminent danger from a heavy fire from the enemy, Bouquet assisted in capturing a riderless horse at large between the lines and hitching him to a disabled gun, saved the gun from capture.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Sergeant) Company D, 1st Iowa Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1861 Landau, Bavaria, Germany

Citation

Voluntarily left the line of battle, and, exposing himself to imminent danger from a heavy fire from the enemy, Bouquet assisted in capturing a riderless horse at large between the lines and hitching him to a disabled gun, saved the gun from capture.