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PINKHAM, CHARLES

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Captured the flag of the 57th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.), and saved his own colors by tearing them from the staff while the enemy was in the camp.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Major (highest rank: Brevet Captain) 57th Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts

Citation

Captured the flag of the 57th North Carolina Infantry (C.S.A.), and saved his own colors by tearing them from the staff while the enemy was in the camp.