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GARDINER, JAMES

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Rushed in advance of his brigade, shot a rebel officer who was on the parapet rallying his men, and then ran him through with his bayonet.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company I, 36th U.S. Colored Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Gloucester, Gloucester County, Virginia

Citation

Rushed in advance of his brigade, shot a rebel officer who was on the parapet rallying his men, and then ran him through with his bayonet.