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[ 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.
US Army Medal of Honor, 1865

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