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HOLTON, EDWARD

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Rescued the colors of his regiment under heavy fire, the color bearer having been shot down while the troops were in retreat.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Sergeant (highest rank: Captain) Company I, 6th Vermont Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Westminster, Windham County, Vermont

Citation

Rescued the colors of his regiment under heavy fire, the color bearer having been shot down while the troops were in retreat.