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CMOHS.org - Private PARKS, HENRY JEREMIAH, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

PARKS, HENRY JEREMIAH

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 9th New York Cavalry
Born: 24 February 1848, Orangeville, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Orangeville, N.Y.
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Place / Date: At Cedar Creek, Va., 19 October 1864
 
 


PARKS, HENRY JEREMIAH Photo
 
Citation

While alone and in advance of his unit and attempting to cut off the retreat of a supply wagon, he fought and sent to flight a Confederate color bearer. After capturing the color bearer and leaving him in the rear, he returned to the front and captured 3 more wagons and drivers.