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HERRON, FRANCIS

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Was foremost in leading his men, rallying them to repeated acts of daring, until himself disabled and taken prisoner.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel (highest rank: Major General) 9th Iowa Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Was foremost in leading his men, rallying them to repeated acts of daring, until himself disabled and taken prisoner.