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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant SCHWAN, THEODORE, U.S. Army

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SCHWAN, THEODORE

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: 10th U.S. Infantry
Born: 9 July 1841, Germany
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: New York
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Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Peebles Farm, Va., 1 October 1864
 
 


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Citation

At the imminent risk of his own life, while his regiment was falling back before a superior force of the enemy, he dragged a wounded and helpless officer to the rear, thus saving him from death or capture.