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DOWNS, HENRY

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With one comrade, voluntarily crossed an open field, exposed to a raking fire, and returned with a supply of ammunition, successfully repeating the attempt a short time thereafter.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Second Lieutenant) Company I, 8th Vermont Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Jamaica, Windham County, Vermont

Citation

With one comrade, voluntarily crossed an open field, exposed to a raking fire, and returned with a supply of ammunition, successfully repeating the attempt a short time thereafter.