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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant JEWETT, ERASTUS W., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

JEWETT, ERASTUS W.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 9th Vermont Infantry
Born: St. Albans, Vt.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: St. Albans, Vt.
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Place / Date: At Newport Barracks, N.C., 2 February 1864
 
 


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Citation

By long and persistent resistance and burning the bridges kept a superior force of the enemy at a distance and thus covered the retreat of the garrison.