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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant PATTERSON, JOHN H., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

PATTERSON, JOHN H.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 11th U.S. Infantry
Born: New York
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: New York
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Place / Date: At Wilderness, Va., 5 May 1864
 
 


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Citation

Under the heavy fire of the advancing enemy, picked up and carried several hundred yards to a place of safety a wounded officer of his regiment who was helpless and would otherwise have been burned in the forest.