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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


Andrew J Tozier

Organization: Company I, 20th Maine Infantry

Entered Service: Plymouth, Maine.

Birth: Monmouth, Maine.

Date Medal Issued: 13 August 1898.

Date of Action: 2 July 1863.

Place of Action: Gettysburg, Pa.


At the crisis of the engagement this soldier, a color bearer, stood alone in an advanced position, the regiment having been borne back, and defended his colors with musket and ammunition picked up at his feet.


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