[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
Nelson A Miles[more about him]
Organization: 61st New York Infantry
Entered Service: Roxbury, Mass.
Birth: Westminster, Mass.
Date Medal Issued: 23 July 1892.
Date of Action: 2-3 May 1863.
Place of Action: Chancellorsville, Va.
Distinguished gallantry while holding with his command an advanced position against repeated assaults by a strong force of the enemy; was severely wounded.
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