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CMOHS.org - Private WELSH, JAMES, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

WELSH, JAMES

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company E
Division: 4th Rhode Island Infantry
Born: Ireland
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Slatersville, R.I.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 06/03/1905
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864
 
 


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Citation

Bore off the regimental colors after the color sergeant had been wounded and the color corporal bearing the colors killed thereby saving the colors from capture.