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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation

First Lieutenant

Charles H Clausen

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Organization: Company H, 61st Pennsylvania Infantry

Entered Service: Philadelphia, Pa.

Birth: Philadelphia, Pa.

Date Medal Issued: 25 June 1892.

Date of Action: 12 May 1864.

Place of Action: Spotsylvania, Va.


Although severely wounded, he led the regiment against the enemy, under a terrific fire, and saved a battery from capture.


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