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WILSON, JOHN

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Remained on duty, while suffering from an acute illness and very weak, and participated in the action of that date. A few days previous he had been transferred to a staff corps, but preferred to remain until the close of the campaign, taking part in several actions.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Brigadier General) U.S. Engineers

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Washington, D.C.

Citation

Remained on duty, while suffering from an acute illness and very weak, and participated in the action of that date. A few days previous he had been transferred to a staff corps, but preferred to remain until the close of the campaign, taking part in several actions.