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CMOHS.org - Second Lieutenant ADAMS, JOHN G. B., U.S. Army

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ADAMS, JOHN G. B.

Rank: Second Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company I
Division: 19th Massachusetts Infantry
Born: Groveland, Mass.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At:
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 12/16/1896
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862
 
 


ADAMS, JOHN G. B. Photo
 
Citation

Seized the 2 colors from the hands of a corporal and a lieutenant as they fell mortally wounded, and with a color in each hand advanced across the field to a point where the regiment was reformed on those colors.