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CMOHS.org - Private CHASE, JOHN F., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

CHASE, JOHN F.

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: 5th Battery
Division: Maine Light Artillery
Born: Chelsea, Maine
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Augusta, Maine
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Place / Date: At Chancellorsville, Va., 3 May 1863
 
 


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Citation

Nearly all the officers and men of the battery having been killed or wounded, this soldier with a comrade continued to fire his gun after the guns had ceased. The piece was then dragged off by the two, the horses having been shot, and its capture by the enemy was prevented.