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WEBBER, ALASON

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Voluntarily joined in a charge against the enemy, which was repulsed, and by his rapid firing in the face of the enemy enabled many of the wounded to return to the Federal lines; with others, held the advance of the enemy while temporary works were being constructed.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Musician (highest rank: Principal Musician) 86th Illinois Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Greene County, New York

Citation

Voluntarily joined in a charge against the enemy, which was repulsed, and by his rapid firing in the face of the enemy enabled many of the wounded to return to the Federal lines; with others, held the advance of the enemy while temporary works were being constructed.