of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
TWOMBLY, VOLTAIRE P.
Rank and Organization: Corporal, Company F, 2d Iowa Infantry. Place and Date:
At Fort Donelson, Tenn., 15 February 1862. Entered Service At: Keosauqua, Van Buren
County, Iowa. Birth: Van Buren County, Iowa. Date Of Issue: 12 March 1897.
Took the colors after 3 of the color guard had fallen, and although most instantly
knocked down by a spent ball, immediately arose and bore the colors to the end of the
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