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JEWETT, ERASTUS

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By long and persistent resistance and burning the bridges, Jewett kept a superior force of the enemy at a distance and thus covered the retreat of the garrison.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant Company A, 9th Vermont Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 St. Albans, Franklin County, Vermont

Citation

By long and persistent resistance and burning the bridges, Jewett kept a superior force of the enemy at a distance and thus covered the retreat of the garrison.