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COPP, CHARLES

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Seized the regimental colors, the color bearer having been shot down, and, waving them, rallied the regiment under a heavy fire.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: Captain) Company C, 9th New Hampshire Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 Warren County, New Hampshire

Citation

Seized the regimental colors, the color bearer having been shot down, and, waving them, rallied the regiment under a heavy fire.