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BUCKINGHAM, DAVID

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Swam the partly frozen creek under fire, in the attempt to capture a crossing.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Captain) Company E, 4th Delaware Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1865 Pleasant Hill (Stanton), Delaware

Citation

Swam the partly frozen creek under fire, in the attempt to capture a crossing.