Summary

Conflict Period:
Civil War (Union) 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Captain 1
Birth:
15 Apr 1837 2
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 2
Pennsylvania 1
Death:
29 May 1921 2
New York City, NY 2
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Full Name:
Horace Porter 1
Birth:
15 Apr 1837 2
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania 2
Pennsylvania 1
Death:
29 May 1921 2
New York City, NY 2
Burial:
West Long Branch, NJ 2
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Civil War (Union) 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Captain 1
Enlistment Location:
Pennsylvania 1
Date:
20 Sep 1863 1
Location:
At Chickamauga, Ga 1
Military Unit:
Ordnance Department 1

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While acting as a volunteer aide, at a critical moment when the lines were broken, rallied enough fugitives to hold the ground under heavy fire long enough to effect the escape of wagon trains and batteries.

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