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CMOHS.org - First Sergeant GODLEY, LEONIDAS M., U.S. Army

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GODLEY, LEONIDAS M.

Rank: First Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company E
Division: 22d Iowa Infantry
Born: Mason County, W. Va.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Ashland, Iowa
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Place / Date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863
 
 


GODLEY, LEONIDAS M. Photo
 
Citation

Led his company in the assault on the enemy's works and gained the parapet, there receiving 3 very severe wounds. He lay all day in the sun, was taken prisoner, and had his leg amputated without anesthetics.