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PIERCE, CHARLES

pierce charles h

Held a bridge against a superior force of the enemy and fought, though severely wounded, until the main body came up to cross.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Private (highest rank: First Sergeant) Company I, 22d U.S. Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

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Philippine Insurrections 1899 Cecil County, Maryland

Citation

Held a bridge against a superior force of the enemy and fought, though severely wounded, until the main body came up to cross.