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HUMPHREY, CHARLES

humphrey charles

Voluntarily and successfully conducted, in the face of a withering fire, a party which recovered possession of an abandoned howitzer and two Gatling guns lying between the lines a few yards from the Indians.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant (highest rank: Major General) 4th U.S. Artillery

Conflict

Year of honor

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Indian Campaigns 1877 Cortland, Cortland County, New York

Citation

Voluntarily and successfully conducted, in the face of a withering fire, a party which recovered possession of an abandoned howitzer and two Gatling guns lying between the lines a few yards from the Indians.