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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant WOODRUFF, CARLE A., U.S. Army

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WOODRUFF, CARLE A.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: 2d U.S. Artillery
Born: Buffalo, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Washington, D.C.
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Place / Date: At Newbys Crossroads, Va., 24 July 1863
 
 


WOODRUFF, CARLE A. Photo
 
Citation

While in command of a section of a battery constituting a portion of the rear guard of a division then retiring before the advance of a corps of Infantry was attacked by the enemy and ordered to abandon his guns. Lt. Woodruff disregarded the orders received and aided in repelling the attack and saving the guns.