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1st Lt. Stephen P. Corliss
Company D
4th Heavy Artillery
Civil War

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1st Lt. Stephen P. Corliss
20 years old upon enlistment
Enlisted on 8/12/1862 at Albany, NY as a Private.
On 8/12/1862 he mustered into NY 11th Light Artillery
He was discharged for promotion to 2nd Lt. on 6/26/1864
On 6/26/1864 he was commissioned into Company F, NY 4th Heavy Artillery
He was listed as POW 8/25/1864 Reams' Station, VA
Returned 12/29/1864 (place not stated)
Promoted to 1st Lt. 12/30/1864
Promoted to Adjutant 2/5/1865
Was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on 4/2/1865 at White Oak Road, VA.
Citation: Raised the fallen colors and, rushing forward in advance of the troops, placed them on the enemy's works.
He was discharged on 12/9/1865
Other Information:
born 7/26/1842 in Connecticut
died 5/9/1904 in Pittsfield, MA
Buried: Albany Rural Cemetery, Albany, NY

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