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CMOHS.org - Sergeant DURHAM, JOHN S., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

DURHAM, JOHN S.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company F
Division: 1st Wisconsin Infantry
Born: 1843, New York, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Malone, St. Croix County, Wis.
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Place / Date: At Perryville, Ky., 8 October 1862
 
 


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Citation

Seized the flag of his regiment when the color sergeant was shot and advanced with the flag midway between the lines, amid a shower of shot, shell, and bullets, until stopped by his commanding officer.