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VANCE, WILSON

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Voluntarily and under a heavy fire, while his command was falling back, rescued a wounded and helpless comrade from death or capture.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Brevet Captain) Company B, 21st Ohio Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 Findlay, Hancock County, Ohio

Citation

Voluntarily and under a heavy fire, while his command was falling back, rescued a wounded and helpless comrade from death or capture.