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KNIGHT, CHARLES

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In company with a sergeant, was the first to enter the exploded mine; was wounded but took several prisoners to the Federal lines.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal Company I, 9th New Hampshire Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Keene, Cheshire County, New Hampshire

Citation

In company with a sergeant, was the first to enter the exploded mine; was wounded but took several prisoners to the Federal lines.