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FASSETT, JOHN

fassett john b

While acting as an aide, voluntarily led a regiment to the relief of a battery and recaptured its gun from the enemy.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Major) Company F, 23d Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Citation

While acting as an aide, voluntarily led a regiment to the relief of a battery and recaptured its gun from the enemy.