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CMOHS.org - First Sergeant JAMIESON, WALTER, U.S. Army

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Rank: First Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company B
Division: 139th New York Infantry
Born: France
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: New York, N.Y.
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Place / Date: At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864; At Fort Harrison, Va., 29 September 1864


Voluntarily went between the lines under a heavy fire at Petersburg, Va., to the assistance of a wounded and helpless officer, whom he carried within the Union lines. At Fort Harrison, Va., seized the regimental color, the color bearer and guard having been shot down, and, rushing forward, planted it upon the fort in full view of the entire brigade.