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CMOHS.org - Private PARROTT, JACOB, U.S. Army

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PARROTT, JACOB

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company K
Division: 33d Ohio Infantry
Born: 17 July 1843, Fairfield County, Ohio
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Hardin County, Ohio
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 03/25/1863
Accredited To:
Place / Date: Georgia, April 1862
 
 


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Citation

Rank and organization: Private, Company K, 33d Ohio Infantry. Place and date: Georgia, April 1862. Entered service at: Hardin County, Ohio. Birth: 17 July 1843, Fairfield County, Ohio. Date of issue: 25 March 1863. Citation: One of the 19 of 22 men (including 2 civilians) who, by direction of Gen. Mitchell (or Buell) penetrated nearly 200 miles south into enemy territory and captured a railroad train at Big Shanty, Ga., in an attempt to destroy the bridges and tracks between Chattanooga and Atlanta.