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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

Private

Frank M Whitman

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Organization: Company G, 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Entered Service: Ayersville, Mass.

Birth: Woodstock, Maine.

Date Medal Issued: 21 February 1874.

Date of Action: 17 Sep 62, 18 May 64

Place of Action: Antietam, Md. & Spottsylvania, Va.

Citation

[ Antietam - 17 September 1862]
Was among the last to leave the field at Antietam and was instrumental in saving the lives of several of his comrades at the imminent risk of his own.

[Spottsylvania - 18 May 1864]
At Spotsylvania was foremost in line in the assault, where he lost a leg.

 

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