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RAY, CHARLES

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Most distinguished gallantry in action. Captured a bridge with the detachment he commanded and held it against a superior force of the enemy, thereby enabling an army to come up and cross.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company I, 22d U.S. Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Philippine Insurrections 1899 Pensacola, Yancey County, North Carolina

Citation

Most distinguished gallantry in action. Captured a bridge with the detachment he commanded and held it against a superior force of the enemy, thereby enabling an army to come up and cross.