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MORSE, CHARLES

morse charles

Voluntarily rushed back into the enemy's lines, took the colors from the color sergeant, who was mortally wounded, and, although himself wounded, carried them through the fight.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company I, 62d New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 France

Citation

Voluntarily rushed back into the enemy's lines, took the colors from the color sergeant, who was mortally wounded, and, although himself wounded, carried them through the fight.