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RHODES, JULIUS

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After having had his horse shot under him in the fight at Thoroughfare Gap, Va., he voluntarily joined the 105th New York Volunteers and was conspicuous in the advance on the enemy's lines. Displayed gallantry in the advance on the skirmish line at Bull Run, Va., where he was wounded.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Sergeant Major) Company F, 5th New York Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 Monroe County, Michigan

Citation

After having had his horse shot under him in the fight at Thoroughfare Gap, Va., he voluntarily joined the 105th New York Volunteers and was conspicuous in the advance on the enemy's lines. Displayed gallantry in the advance on the skirmish line at Bull Run, Va., where he was wounded.