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CMOHS.org - Private PRENTICE, JOSEPH R., U.S. Army

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PRENTICE, JOSEPH R.

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company E
Division: 19th U.S. Infantry
Born: 6 December 1838, Lancaster, Ohio
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Stone River, Tenn., 31 December 1862
 
 


PRENTICE, JOSEPH R. Photo
 
Citation

Voluntarily rescued the body of his commanding officer, who had fallen mortally wounded. He brought off the field his mortally wounded leader under direct and constant rifle fire.