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CMOHS.org - Private HUNTERSON, JOHN C., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

HUNTERSON, JOHN C.

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company B
Division: 3d Pennsylvania Cavalry
Born: Philadelphia, Pa.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Philadelphia, Pa.
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Place / Date: On the Peninsula, Va., 5 June 1862
 
 


HUNTERSON, JOHN C. Photo
 
Citation

While under fire, between the lines of the 2 armies, voluntarily gave up his own horse to an engineer officer whom he was accompanying on a reconnaissance and whose horse had been killed, thus enabling the officer to escape with valuable papers in his possession.