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CMOHS.org - First Lieutenant/Adjutant LIVINGSTON, JOSIAH O., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

LIVINGSTON, JOSIAH O.

Rank: First Lieutenant/Adjutant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: 9th Vermont Infantry
Born: Walden, Vt.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Marshfield, Vt.
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Date of Issue:  
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Newport Barracks, N.C., 2 February 1864
 
 


LIVINGSTON, JOSIAH O. Photo
 
Citation

When, after desperate res1stance, the small garrison had been driven back to the river by a vastly superior force, this officer, while a small force held back the enemy, personally fired the railroad bridge, and, although wounded himself, ass1sted a wounded officer over the burning structure.