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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


Charles G Gould

Organization: Company H, 5th Vermont Infantry

Entered Service: Windham, Vt.

Birth: Windham, Vt.

Date Medal Issued: 30 July 1890.

Date of Action: 2 April 1865.

Place of Action: Petersburg, Va.


Among the first to mount the enemy's works in the assault, he received a serious bayonet wound in the face, was struck several times with clubbed muskets, but bravely stood his ground, and with his sword killed the man who bayoneted him.


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