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HOLTON, CHARLES

holton charles

Capture of flag of 55th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.). In the midst of the battle with foot soldiers he dismounted to capture the flag.

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Service

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Division

U.S. Army First Sergeant (highest rank: Second Lieutenant) Company A, 7th Michigan Cavalry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Potter, Yates County, New York

Citation

Capture of flag of 55th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.). In the midst of the battle with foot soldiers he dismounted to capture the flag.