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CMOHS.org - Sergeant DORSEY, DECATUR, U.S. Army

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DORSEY, DECATUR

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company B
Division: 39th U.S. Colored Troops
Born: Howard County, Md.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Baltimore County, Md.
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Place / Date: At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864
 
 


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Citation

Planted his colors on the Confederate works in advance of his regiment, and when the regiment was driven back to the Union works he carried the colors there and bravely rallied the men.