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SPALDING, EDWARD

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Although twice wounded, and thereby crippled for life, he remained fighting in open ground to the close of the battle.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: First Lieutenant) Company E, 52d Illinois Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Byron, Ogle County, Illinois

Citation

Although twice wounded, and thereby crippled for life, he remained fighting in open ground to the close of the battle.