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FREEMAN, HENRY

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Voluntarily went to the front and picked up and carried to a place of safety, under a heavy fire from the enemy, an acting field officer who had been wounded, and was about to fall into enemy hands.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Brigadier General) 18th U.S. Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

Citation

Voluntarily went to the front and picked up and carried to a place of safety, under a heavy fire from the enemy, an acting field officer who had been wounded, and was about to fall into enemy hands.