[ Medal of Honor Citation ]
Samuel E Pingree
Organization: Company F, 3d Vermont Infantry
Entered Service: Hartford, Vt.
Birth: Salisbury, N.H.
Date Medal Issued: 17 August 1891.
Date of Action: 16 April 1862.
Place of Action: Lees Mills, Va.
Gallantly led his company across a wide, deep creek, drove the enemy from the rifle pits, which were within 2 yards of the farther bank, and remained at the head of his men until a second time severely wounded.
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