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SAGELHURST, JOHN

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Under a heavy fire from the enemy carried off the field a commissioned officer who was severely wounded and also led a charge on the enemy's rifle pits.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: First Sergeant) Company B, 1st New Jersey Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1865 Buffalo, Erie County, New York

Citation

Under a heavy fire from the enemy carried off the field a commissioned officer who was severely wounded and also led a charge on the enemy's rifle pits.