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Army Medal of Honor

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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