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OSBORNE, WILLIAM

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Although wounded and carried to the rear, he secured a rifle and voluntarily returned to the front, where, failing to find his own regiment, he joined another and fought with it until again severely wounded and taken prisoner.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army Private Company C, 29th Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts

Citation

Although wounded and carried to the rear, he secured a rifle and voluntarily returned to the front, where, failing to find his own regiment, he joined another and fought with it until again severely wounded and taken prisoner.