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CMOHS.org - Corporal CHILD, BENJAMIN H., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

CHILD, BENJAMIN H.

Rank: Corporal
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Battery A
Division: 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery
Born: 8 May 1843, Providence, R.I.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Providence, R.I.
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Place / Date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862
 
 


CHILD, BENJAMIN H. Photo
 
Citation

Was wounded and taken to the rear insensible, but when partially recovered insisted on returning to the battery and resumed command of his piece, so remaining until the close of the battle.