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CMOHS.org - Second Lieutenant GREIG, THEODORE W., U.S. Army

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GREIG, THEODORE W.

Rank: Second Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company C
Division: 61st New York Infantry
Born: New York
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Staten Island, N.Y.
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Place / Date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862
 
 


GREIG, THEODORE W. Photo
 
Citation

A Confederate regiment, the 4th Alabama Infantry (C.S.A.), having planted its battle flag slightly in advance of the regiment, this officer rushed forward and seized it, and, although shot through the neck, retained the flag and brought it within the Union lines.