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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant KING, RUFUS, JR., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

KING, RUFUS, JR.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 4th U.S. Artillery
Born: New York
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: New York
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Place / Date: At White Oak Swamp Bridge, Va., 30 June 1862
 
 


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Citation

This officer, when his captain was wounded, succeeded to the command of two batteries while engaged against a superior force of the enemy and fought his guns most gallantly until compelled to retire.