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DAVIS, GEORGE

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While in command of a small force, held the approaches to the two bridges against repeated assaults of superior numbers, thereby materially delaying Early's advance on Washington.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Captain) Company D, 10th Vermont Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Dunstable, Middlesex County, Massachusetts

Citation

While in command of a small force, held the approaches to the two bridges against repeated assaults of superior numbers, thereby materially delaying Early's advance on Washington.