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McKAY, CHARLES

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Voluntarily risked his life in rescuing under the fire of the enemy a wounded comrade who was lying between the lines.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: Captain) Company C, 154th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Mansfield, Cattaraugus County, New York

Citation

Voluntarily risked his life in rescuing under the fire of the enemy a wounded comrade who was lying between the lines.