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CMOHS.org - Private POTTER, GEORGE W., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

POTTER, GEORGE W.

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company G
Division: 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery
Born: Coventry, R.I.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Coventry, R.I.
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Place / Date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865
 
 


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Citation

Was one of a detachment of 20 picked artillerymen who voluntarily accompanied an infantry assaulting party, and who turned upon the enemy the guns captured in the assault.