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Second Lieutenant

John G.B. Adams

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Organization:    Company I, 19th Massachusetts Infantry
Entered Service:   unknown
Birth:   Groveland, Mass.
Date Medal Issued:   16 December 1896.


Date of Action:   13 December 1862.
Place of Action:   Fredericksburg, Va.


Citation:
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.
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US Army Medal of Honor, 1865


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