[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
Charles E Morse
Organization: Company I, 62d New York Infantry
Entered Service: New York.
Date Medal Issued: 14 January 1890.
Date of Action: 5 May 1864.
Place of Action: Wilderness, Va.
Voluntarily rushed back into the enemy's lines, took the colors from the color sergeant, who was mortally wounded, and, although himself wounded, carried them through the fight.
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