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CMOHS.org - Private YOUNG, JAMES M., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

YOUNG, JAMES M.

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company B
Division: 72d New York Infantry
Born: Chautauqua County, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Chautauqua County, N.Y.
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Place / Date: At Wilderness. Va., 6 May 1864
 
 


YOUNG, JAMES M. Photo
 
Citation

With 2 companions, voluntarily went forward in the forest to reconnoiter the enemy's position, was fired upon and one of his companions disabled. Pvt. Young took the wounded man upon his back and, under fire, carried him within the Union lines.