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TWOMBLY, VOLTARE

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Took the colors after three of the color guard had fallen, and although most instantly knocked down by a spent ball, immediately arose and bore the colors to the end of the engagement.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal (highest rank: Captain) Company F, 2d Iowa Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Farmington, Van Buren County, Iowa

Citation

Took the colors after three of the color guard had fallen, and although most instantly knocked down by a spent ball, immediately arose and bore the colors to the end of the engagement.