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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Henry S Wells

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    148th New York Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 29, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Chapin's Farm, Virginia, USA
With two comrades, took position in advance of the skirmish line, within short distance of the enemy's gunners, and drove them from their guns.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Phelps, Ontario County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: Yes
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 6, 1865
  • Born: 1842, Manchester, Ontario County, NY, United States
  • Died: October 27, 1864, Fair Oaks, VA, United States

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