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SLUSHER, HENRY

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Voluntarily crossed a branch of the Potomac River under fire to rescue a wounded comrade held prisoner by the enemy. Was wounded and taken prisoner in the attempt.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Troop F, 22d Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Washington County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Voluntarily crossed a branch of the Potomac River under fire to rescue a wounded comrade held prisoner by the enemy. Was wounded and taken prisoner in the attempt.