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CMOHS.org - Second Lieutenant BOEHM, PETER M., U.S. Army

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BOEHM, PETER M.

Rank: Second Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company K
Division: 15th New York Cavalry
Born: New York
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Brooklyn, N.Y.
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Place / Date: At Dinwiddie Courthouse, Va., 31 March 1865
 
 


BOEHM, PETER M. Photo
 
Citation

While acting as aide to General Custer, took a flag from the hands of color bearer, rode in front of a line that was being driven back and, under a heavy fire, rallied the men, re-formed the line, and repulsed the charge.