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CMOHS.org - Captain PORTER, HORACE, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

PORTER, HORACE

Rank: Captain
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: Ordnance Department
Born: 15 April 1837, Huntingdon, Pa.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Harrisburg, Pa.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 07/08/1902
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Chickamauga, Ga., 20 September 1863
 
 


PORTER, HORACE Photo
 
Citation

While acting as a volunteer aide, at a critical moment when the lines were broken, rallied enough fugitives to hold the ground under heavy fire long enough to effect the escape of wagon trains and batteries.