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CMOHS.org - First Sergeant JUDGE, FRANCIS W., U.S. Army

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JUDGE, FRANCIS W.

Rank: First Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company K
Division: 79th New York Infantry
Born: England
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Fort Sanders, Knoxville, Tenn., 29 November 1863
 
 


JUDGE, FRANCIS W. Photo
 
Citation

The color bearer of the 51st Georgia Infantry. (C.S.A.), having planted his flag upon the side of the work, Sgt. Judge leaped from his position of safety, sprang upon the parapet, and in the face of a concentrated fire seized the flag and returned with it in safety to the fort.