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CMOHS.org - Major/aide-de-camp STEELE, JOHN W., U.S. Army

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STEELE, JOHN W.

Rank: Major/aide-de-camp
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: U.S. Volunteers
Born: Vermont
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Ohio
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Place / Date: At Spring Hill, Tenn., 29 November 1864
 
 


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Citation

During a night attack of the enemy upon the wagon and ammunition train of this officer's corps, he gathered up a force of stragglers and others, assumed command of it, though himself a staff officer, and attacked and dispersed the enemy's forces, thus saving the train.