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SARTWELL, HENRY

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Was severely wounded by a gunshot to his left arm, went half a mile to the rear but insisted on returning to his company and continued to fight bravely until he became exhausted from the loss of blood and was compelled to retire from the field.

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Service

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U.S. Army Sergeant Company D, 123d New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Ticonderoga, Essex County, New York

Citation

Was severely wounded by a gunshot to his left arm, went half a mile to the rear but insisted on returning to his company and continued to fight bravely until he became exhausted from the loss of blood and was compelled to retire from the field.