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SANDS, WILLIAM

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Grasped the enemy's colors in the face of a deadly fire and brought them inside the lines.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Sergeant Company G, 88th Pennsylvania Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1865 Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Grasped the enemy's colors in the face of a deadly fire and brought them inside the lines.