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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.

[ 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.

US Army Medal of Honor, 1865

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