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SICKLES, WILLIAM

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With a comrade, attempted capture of a stand of Confederate colors and detachment of nine Confederates, actually taking prisoner three members of the detachment, dispersing the remainder, and recapturing a Union officer who was a prisoner in hands of the detachment.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company B, 7th Wisconsin Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1865 Danube, Herkimer County, New York

Citation

With a comrade, attempted capture of a stand of Confederate colors and detachment of nine Confederates, actually taking prisoner three members of the detachment, dispersing the remainder, and recapturing a Union officer who was a prisoner in hands of the detachment.