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CMOHS.org - First Sergeant PIKE, EDWARD M., U.S. Army

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PIKE, EDWARD M.

Rank: First Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 33d Illinois Infantry
Born: Casce, Maine
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Bloomington, Ill.
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Place / Date: At Cache River, Ark., 7 July 1862
 
 


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Citation

While the troops were falling back before a superior force, this soldier, assisted by one companion, and while under severe fire at close range, saved a cannon from capture by the enemy.