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CMOHS.org - Colonel WILLIAMSON, JAMES A., U.S. Army

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WILLIAMSON, JAMES A.

Rank: Colonel
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 4th Iowa Infantry
Born: 8 February 1829, Columbia, Adair County, Ky.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Des Moines, Iowa
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Place / Date: At Chickasaw Bayou, Miss., 29 December 1862
 
 


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Citation

Led his regiment against a superior force, strongly entrenched, and held his ground when all support had been withdrawn.