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CMOHS.org - Sergeant DOWNS, HENRY W., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

DOWNS, HENRY W.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company I
Division: 8th Vermont Infantry
Born: Jamaica, Vt.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Newfane, Vt.
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Place / Date: At Winchester, Va., 19 September 1864
 
 


DOWNS, HENRY W. Photo
 
Citation

With one comrade, voluntarily crossed an open field, exposed to a raking fire, and returned with a supply of ammunition, successfully repeating the attempt a short time thereafter.