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SANCRAINTE, CHARLES

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Voluntarily scaled the enemy's breastworks and signaled to his commanding officer in charge; also in single combat captured the colors of the 5th Texas Regiment (C.S.A.).

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company B, 15th Michigan Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan

Citation

Voluntarily scaled the enemy's breastworks and signaled to his commanding officer in charge; also in single combat captured the colors of the 5th Texas Regiment (C.S.A.).