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CMOHS.org - Lieutenant PURMAN, JAMES J., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

PURMAN, JAMES J.

Rank: Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 140th Pennsylvania Infantry
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Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Greene County, Pa.
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Place / Date: At Gettysburg, Pa., 2 July 1863
 
 


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Citation

Voluntarily assisted a wounded comrade to a place of apparent safety while the enemy were in close proximity; he received the fire of the enemy and a wound which resulted in the amputation of his left leg.