U.S. ARMY

ORVILLE CHAMBERLAIN

Rank:

SECOND LIEUTENANT

Conflict/Era:

U.S. CIVIL WAR

Unit/Command:

COMPANY G, 74TH INDIANA INFANTRY

Military Service Branch:

U.S. ARMY

Medal of Honor Action Date:

SEPTEMBER 20, 1863

Medal of Honor Action Place:

CHICKAMAUGA, GEORGIA

Citation:

While exposed to a galling fire, Chamberlain went in search of another regiment, found its location, procured ammunition from the men thereof, and returned with the ammunition to his own company.

Additional Information:

Awarded Posthumously:

NO

Born:

SEPTEMBER 1, 1841, LEESBURGH, KOSCIUSKO COUNTY, INDIANA

Died:

MAY 27, 1929, PRESCOTT, ARIZONA

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