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CMOHS.org - Private WARD, NELSON W., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

WARD, NELSON W.

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company M
Division: 11th Pennsylvania Cavalry
Born: Columbiana County, Ohio
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Staunton River Bridge, Va., 25 June 1864
 
 


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Citation

Voluntarily took part in a charge; went alone in front of his regiment under a heavy fire to secure the body of his captain, who had been killed in the action.