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HILL, EDWARD

hill edward

Led the brigade skirmish line in a desperate charge on the enemy's masked batteries to the muzzles of the guns, where he was severely wounded.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Lieutenant Colonel) Company K, 16th Michigan Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Liberty, Sullivan County, New York

Citation

Led the brigade skirmish line in a desperate charge on the enemy's masked batteries to the muzzles of the guns, where he was severely wounded.