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THATCHER, CHARLES

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Instead of retreating or surrendering when the works were captured, regardless of his personal safety, continued to return the enemy's fire until he was captured.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private Company B, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Coldwater, Branch County, Michigan

Citation

Instead of retreating or surrendering when the works were captured, regardless of his personal safety, continued to return the enemy's fire until he was captured.