Warning: Illegal string offset 'cp_id' in /home/cmohs/cmohs.org/FRAMEWORK.php on line 31
CMOHS.org - Lieutenant ROCKEFELLER, CHARLES M., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

ROCKEFELLER, CHARLES M.

Rank: Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 178th New York Infantry
Born: New York
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: New York
G.O. Number:
Date of Issue:  
Accredited To:
Place / Date: At Fort Blakely, Ala., 9 April 1865
 
 


ROCKEFELLER, CHARLES M. Photo
 
Citation

Voluntarily and alone, under a heavy fire, obtained valuable information which a reconnoitering party of 25 men had previously attempted and failed to obtain, suffering severe loss in the attempt The information obtained by him was made the basis of the orders for the assault that followed. He also advanced with a few followers, under the fire of both sides, and captured 300 of the enemy who would otherwise have escaped.