Recipient Detail

 

ARCHER, JAMES W.

Rank: First Lieutenant/Adjutant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: 59th Indiana Infantry
Born:
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Spencer, Ind. Birth: Edgar, Ill.
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue: 08/02/1897
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Corinth, Miss., 4 October 1862
 
 


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Citation

Voluntarily took command of another regiment, with the consent of one or more of his seniors, who were present, rallied the command and led it in the assault.