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CMOHS.org - Corporal TWOMBLY, VOLTAIRE P., U.S. Army

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TWOMBLY, VOLTAIRE P.

Rank: Corporal
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company F
Division: 2d Iowa Infantry
Born: Van Buren County, Iowa
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Keosauqua, Van Buren County, Iowa
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Place / Date: At Fort Donelson, Tenn., 15 February 1862
 
 


TWOMBLY, VOLTAIRE P. Photo
 
Citation

Took the colors after 3 of the color guard had fallen, and although most instantly knocked down by a spent ball, immediately arose and bore the colors to the end of the engagement.