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ELLIOTT, RUSSELL

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Seeing a Confederate officer in advance of his command, charged on him alone and unaided and captured him.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Second Lieutenant) Company B, 3d Massachusetts Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire

Citation

Seeing a Confederate officer in advance of his command, charged on him alone and unaided and captured him.