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Army Medal of Honor

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.


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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