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Taken: September 6, 2011
Caption: Officers and enlisted men of the 4th Regiment USCT.
Additional Description: Sgt. Maj. Christian Fleetwood was one of fourteen USCT to receive the Medal of Honor for valor at New Market Heights. He’s shown here wearing both his Medal of Honor and Butler Medal.
Union General Benjamin Butler purchased and presented this medal to approximately 200 USCT that fought in the battles before Richmond.
Submitted: September 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p171146
File Size: 0.327 Megabytes
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