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PINGREE, SAMUEL

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Gallantly led his company across a wide, deep creek, drove the enemy from the rifle pits, which were within two yards of the farther bank, and remained at the head of his men until a second time severely wounded.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Colonel) Company F, 3d Vermont Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1862 Salisbury, Merrimack County, New Hampshire

Citation

Gallantly led his company across a wide, deep creek, drove the enemy from the rifle pits, which were within two yards of the farther bank, and remained at the head of his men until a second time severely wounded.