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CMOHS.org - Sergeant BOODY, ROBERT, U.S. Army

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Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company B
Division: 40th New York Infantry
Born: Lemington, Maine
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Amesbury, Mass.
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Place / Date: At Williamsburg, Va., 5 May 1862. At Chancellorsville, Va., 2 May 1863


This soldier, at Williamsburg, Va., then a corporal, at great personal risk, voluntarily saved the lives of and brought from the battlefield 2 wounded comrades. A year later, at Chancellorsville, voluntarily, and at great personal risk, brought from the field of battle and saved the life of Capt. George B. Carse, Company C, 40th New York Volunteer Infantry.