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First Lieutenant

Rufus King, Jr.

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Organization:    4th US Artillery
Entered Service:   New York.
Birth:   New York.
Date Medal Issued:   2 April 1898.

Date of Action:   30 June 1862.
Place of Action:   White Oak Swamp Bridge, Va.

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.
US Army Medal of Honor, 1865

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