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[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
First Sergeant

Edward A Holton


Organization:    Company I, 6th Vermont Infantry
Entered Service:   Williston, Vt.
Birth:   Westminster, Vt.
Date Medal Issued:   9 July 1892.


Date of Action:   16 April 1862.
Place of Action:   Lees Mills, Va.


Citation:
Rescued the colors of his regiment under heavy fire, the color bearer having been shot down while the troops were in retreat.
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US Army Medal of Honor, 1865
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