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CMOHS.org - Lieutenant Colonel SWIFT, FREDERIC W., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

SWIFT, FREDERIC W.

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 17th Michigan Infantry
Born: 30 January 1831, Mansfield Center, Conn.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Michigan
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Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Lenoire Station, Tenn., 16 November 1863
 
 


SWIFT, FREDERIC W. Photo
 
Citation

Gallantly seized the colors and rallied the regiment after 3 color bearers had been shot and the regiment, having become demoralized, was in imminent danger of capture.