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Capture of State flag of 14th Virginia Cavalry C. Seized the 2 colors from the hands of a corporal and a lieutenant as they fell mortally wounded, and with a color in each hand advanced across the field to a point where the regiment was reformed on those colors.
Served on board the U. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June Carrying out his duties courageously, PmS. Aheam exhibited marked coolness and good conduct and was highly recommended by his divisional officer for gallantry under enemy fire.
Private, Company A, 17th Michigan Infantry. Todd of his regiment who had been captured by a party of Confederates by shooting down one, knocking over another with the butt of his musket, and taking them both prisoners.
Private, Company G, 47th Ohio Infantry. Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party. Corporal, Company K, 39th Illinois Infantry.
Gallantry as color bearer in the assault on Fort Gregg. At South Mountain, Md. Single-handed and slightly wounded he accosted a squad of 14 Confederate soldiers bearing the colors of the 16th Georgia Infantry C.
By an imaginary ruse he secured their surrender and kept them at bay when the regimental commander discovered him and rode away for assistance. Corporal, Company B, 1st Massachusetts Infantry. First Lieutenant, 5th U.
At Bull Run, Va. Private, Company B, th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Capture of battle flag of 8th North Carolina C. At Fort Fisher, N. Mexico, Oswego County, N. Voluntarily advanced with the head of the column and cut down the palisading. Capture of unknown Confederate flag. Sergeant, Company M, 15th Pennsylvania Cavalry.
At Crosbys Creek, Tenn. Captured, single-handed, Confederate Brig. Vance during a charge upon the enemy. Private, Company A, 18th Massachusetts Infantry. At Weldon Railroad, Va. Capture of battle flag of 27th South Carolina C. Captain, Company D, 51st Indiana Infantry.
Private, Company B, 31st Wisconsin Infantry. Entirely unassisted, brought from the field an abandoned piece of artillery and saved the gun from falling into the hands of the enemy. Crusader and the Keokuk during various actions of those vessels.
Carrying out his duties skillfully while on board the U. Anderson, on all occasions, set forth the greatest intrepidity and devotion. During the attack on Charleston, while serving on board the U. Anderson was stationed at the wheel when shot penetrated the house and, with the scattering of the iron, used his own body as a shield for his commanding officer.
At Appomattox Station, Va. Capture of Confederate flag. Carrying out his duties faithfully during this period, C. Angling was recommended for gallantry and skill and for his cool courage while under the fire of the enemy throughout these various actions. Conspicuous gallantry as color bearer in the assault on Fort Gregg.In the Hands of Providence: Joshua L.
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