U.S. ARMY

CLINTON CILLEY

Rank:

Conflict/Era:

U.S. CIVIL WAR

Unit/Command:

COMPANY C, 2D MINNESOTA INFANTRY

Military Service Branch:

U.S. ARMY

Medal of Honor Action Date:

SEPTEMBER 20, 1863

Medal of Honor Action Place:

CHICKAMAUGA, GEORGIA

Citation:

Seized the colors of a retreating regiment and led it into the thick of the attack.

Additional Information:

Awarded Posthumously:

NO

Born:

FEBRUARY 16, 1837, ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, NEW HAMPSHIRE

Died:

MAY 9, 1900, MORGANTOWN, NORTH CAROLINA

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