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CMOHS.org - Captain CLAY, CECIL, U.S. Army

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CLAY, CECIL

Rank: Captain
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company K
Division: 58th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Born: Philadelphia, Pa.
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Fort Harrison, Va., 29 September 1864
 
 


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Citation

Led his regiment in the charge, carrying the colors of another regiment, and when severely wounded in the right arm, incurring loss of same, he shifted the colors to the left hand, which also became disabled by a gunshot wound.