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CMOHS.org - Surgeon BLACKWOOD, WILLIAM R. D., U.S. Army

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BLACKWOOD, WILLIAM R. D.

Rank: Surgeon
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 48th Pennsylvania Infantry
Born: 12 May 1838, Ireland
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Philadelphia, Pa.
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Place / Date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865
 
 


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Citation

Removed severely wounded officers and soldiers from the field while under a heavy fire from the enemy, exposing himself beyond the call of duty, thus furnishing an example of most distinguished gallantry.