|Edwin M. Truell|
|Born||August 19, 1841|
|Died||October 12, 1907(aged 66)|
|Place of birth||Lowell, Massachusetts|
|Place of burial||Arlington National Cemetery|
United States of America|
United States Army|
|Unit||12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Truell was born on August 19, 1841, in Lowell, Massachusetts. His official residence was listed as Mauston, Wisconsin. He died on October 12, 1907, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington County, Virginia.
Medal of Honor citation[edit | edit source]
His award citation reads:
For extraordinary heroism on 21 July 1864, while serving with Company E, 12th Wisconsin Infantry, in action at Atlanta, Georgia. Although severely wounded in a charge, Private Truell remained with the regiment until again severely wounded, losing his leg.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Edwin M. Truell". Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=778. Retrieved October 7, 2010.
- "Edwin M. Truell". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7900466. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
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