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b. 03/10/1833 Jewett City, Connecticut.  d. 13/09/1911 Somerville, Massachusetts.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 13/05/1864 Spotsylvaniia, Virginia.

                                           02/04/1865 Petersburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company A, 37th Massachusetts Infantry.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

At the risk of his own life, at Spotsyvania, 13 May 1864, assisted in carrying to a place of safety a wounded and helpless officer. On 2 April 1865, advanced with the pioneers, and, under heavy fire, assisted in removing two lines of chevaux-de-frise; was twice wounded but advanced to the third line, where he was again severely wounded, losing a leg.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FAIRVIEW CEMETERY, CHICOPEE, MASSACHUSETTS.

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Charles H Tracy

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