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CMOHS.org - Private VAN MATRE, JOSEPH, U.S. Army

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VAN MATRE, JOSEPH

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company G
Division: 116th Ohio Infantry
Born: Mason County, W. Va.
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865
 
 


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Citation

In the assault on Fort Gregg, this soldier climbed upon the parapet and fired down into the fort as fast as the loaded guns could be passed up to him by comrades.