War of the Rebellion: Serial 108 Page 1195 Chapter LXIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

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[Second indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,

December 29, 1864.

Respectfully forwarded, approved.

JOS. J. BARTLETT,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

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HDQRS. 91ST Regiment PENNSYLVANIA VETERAN VOLS.,

December 25, 1864.

Lieutenant L. C. BARTLETT,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General:

LIEUTENANT: In compliance with Special Orders, Numbers 346, headquarters Army of the Potomac, dated December 22, 1864, I have the honor to submit the following names of men who in my judgment are entitled to medals of honor: Color Bearers Archibald Nimmo, sergeant Company C, and Corpl. Edward Camble, Company B, for conspicuous gallantry in carrying the colors in the two charges made on the enemy's works in front of Petersburg on the 18th of June, 1864, in the latter of which both were wounded; also Franklin Wolfinger, sergeant Company H, for taking the colors after the color bearers were wounded and, waving them defiantly in the face of the enemy, carried them safely through under a heavy fire.

I am, lieutenant, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ELI G. SELLERS,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.

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HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH Maine VOLUNTEERS,

December 27, 1864.

Captain L. C. BARTLETT,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Third Brigade:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to ask that a medal be conferred upon Corpl. JOseph W. Libbey, of Company I, for gallant and distinguished services at the battle of Peebles' farm, September 30, 1864 (he being one of the men who took the piece of artillery captured by the First Division on that day).

C. D. GILMORE,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Twentieth Maine Volunteers.

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HDQRS. 118TH REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS,

December 27, 1864.

Bvt. Captain L. C. BARTLETT,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General:

LIEUTENANT: I have the honor to recommend the name of Corpl. Jonathan [William H.] Wild, Company C, One hundred and eighteenth Pennsylvania Volunteers, as one entitled to a medal of honor for conspicuous gallantry. At the capture of Fort McRae, September 30, 1864, he was color-bearer, and was the first to plant the national colors on the rebel works. His conduct also in the engagement of the evening at Pegram's farm was particularly meritorious and a bright example to his