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CMOHS.org - Sergeant BURK, THOMAS, U.S. Army

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BURK, THOMAS

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company H
Division: 97th New York Infantry
Born: 1842, Lewis County, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Harrisburgh, Lewis County, N.Y.
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Place / Date: At Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864
 
 


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Citation

At the risk of his own life went back while the rebels were still firing and, finding Col. Wheelock unable to move, alone and unaided, carried him off the field of battle.