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BLACK PHALANX;

A History of the

NEGRO SOLDIERS OF THE UNITED STATES
in the Wars of
1775-1812, 1861-'65,
By
Joseph T. Wilson
Late of the 2nd Reg't. La. Native Guard Vols. 54th Mass. Vols.
Aide-De-camp to the Commander-In-Chief G. A. R.
Author of
"Emancipation," "Voice of a New Race,"  "Twenty-Two Years of Freedom," etc., etc.
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56 Illustrations
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Hartford, Conn.:
American Publishing Company
1890

CHAPTER XII. -
ROLL OF HONOR

     The following enlisted men of the Black Phalanx received medals of honor from the United States Government for heroic conduct on the field of battle:

Sergeant-Major C. A. Fleetwood, 4th Regiment
Color - Sergeant Alfred B. Hilton, 4th Regiment
Private Charles Veal, 4th Regiment
1st Sergeant James Brownson, 5th Regiment
Sergeant-Major Milton M. Holland, 5th Regiment
1st Sergeant, Robert Pinn, 5th Regiment
1st Sergeant Powhatan Beaty, 5th Regiment
1st Sergeant Alex. Kelley, 6th Regiment
Sergeant Samuel Gilchrist, 36th Regiment
Sergeant William Davis, 36th Regiment
Corporal Miles James, 36th Regiment
Private James Gardner, 36th Regiment
1st Sergeant Edward Ratcliff, 38th Regiment
Private William Barnes, 38th Regiment

 

 

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