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[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
Sergeant

Charles E Morse


Organization:    Company I, 62d New York Infantry
Entered Service:   New York.
Birth:   France.
Date Medal Issued:   14 January 1890.


Date of Action:   5 May 1864.
Place of Action:   Wilderness, Va.


Citation:
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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US Army Medal of Honor, 1865


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