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KARPELES, LEOPOLD

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company E
Division: 57th Massachusetts Infantry
Born: Hungary
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Springfield, Mass.
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Place / Date: At Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864
 
 


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Citation

While color bearer, rallied the retreating troops and induced them to check the enemy's advance.