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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


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.


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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