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CMOHS.org - Sergeant HAMMEL, HENRY A., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

HAMMEL, HENRY A.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Battery A
Division: 1st Missouri Light Artillery
Born: Germany
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: St. Louis, Mo.
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Place / Date: At Grand Gulf, Miss., 28-29 April 1863
 
 


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Citation

With two comrades voluntarily took position on board the steamer Cheeseman, in charge of all the guns and ammunition of the battery, and remained in charge of the same for considerable time while the steamer was unmanageable and subjected to a heavy fire from the enemy.