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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant JOSSELYN, SIMEON T., U.S. Army

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JOSSELYN, SIMEON T.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company C
Division: 13th Illinois Infantry
Born: 14 January 1842, Buffalo, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Amboy, Ill.
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Place / Date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863
 
 


JOSSELYN, SIMEON T. Photo
 
Citation

While commanding his company, deployed as skirmishers, came upon a large body of the enemy, taking a number of them prisoner. Lt. Josselyn himself shot their color bearer, seized the colors and brought them back to his regiment.