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CMOHS.org - Corporal FALCONER, JOHN A., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

FALCONER, JOHN A.

Rank: Corporal
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 17th Michigan Infantry
Born: 1844, Wachtenaw, Mich.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Manchester, Mich.
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Place / Date: At Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn., 20 November 1863
 
 


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Citation

Conducted the "burning party" of his regiment at the time a charge was made on the enemy's picket line, and burned the house which had sheltered the enemy's sharpshooters, thus insuring success to a hazardous enterprise.