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WOODALL, ZACHARIAH

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While in command of five men and carrying dispatches, was attacked by 125 Indians, whom he with his command fought throughout the day, he being severely wounded.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Ordnance Sergeant) Company I, 6th U.S. Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1874 Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia

Citation

While in command of five men and carrying dispatches, was attacked by 125 Indians, whom he with his command fought throughout the day, he being severely wounded.