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CMOHS.org - Corporal CHURCHILL, SAMUEL J., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

CHURCHILL, SAMUEL J.

Rank: Corporal
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company G
Division: 2d Illinois Light Artillery
Born: Rutland County, Vt.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: DeKalb County, Ill.
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Place / Date: At Nashville, Tenn., 15 December 1864
 
 


CHURCHILL, SAMUEL J. Photo
 
Citation

When the fire of the enemy's batteries compelled the men of his detachment for a short time to seek shelter, he stood manfully at his post and for some minutes worked his gun alone.