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CMOHS.org - Colonel BELL, J. FRANKLIN, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

BELL, J. FRANKLIN

Rank: Colonel
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 36th Infantry
Born: 9 January 1856, Shelbyville, Ky.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Shelbyville, Ky.
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Place / Date: Near Porac, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 9 September 1899
 
 


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Citation

While in advance of his regiment charged 7 insurgents with his pistol and compelled the surrender of the captain and 2 privates under a close fire from the remaining insurgents concealed in a bamboo thicket.