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GOULD, CHARLES

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Among the first to mount the enemy's works in the assault, he received a serious bayonet wound in the face, was struck several times with clubbed muskets, but bravely stood his ground, and with his sword killed the man who had bayoneted him.

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U.S. Army Captain (highest rank: Brevet Major) Company H, 5th Vermont Infantry

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Civil War 1865 Windham County, Vermont

Citation

Among the first to mount the enemy's works in the assault, he received a serious bayonet wound in the face, was struck several times with clubbed muskets, but bravely stood his ground, and with his sword killed the man who had bayoneted him.