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CMOHS.org - Private BOQUET, NICHOLAS, U.S. Army

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BOQUET, NICHOLAS

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company D
Division: 1st Iowa Infantry
Born: 14 November 1842, Germany
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Burlington, Iowa
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Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Wilsons Creek, Mo., 10 August 1861
 
 


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Citation

Voluntarily left the line of battle, and, exposing himself to imminent danger from a heavy fire of the enemy, assisted in capturing a riderless horse at large between the lines and hitching him to a disabled gun, saved the gun from capture.