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CMOHS.org - Private THATCHER, CHARLES M., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

THATCHER, CHARLES M.

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company B
Division: 1st Michigan Sharpshooters
Born: 1844, Coldwater, Mich.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Eastmanville, Mich.
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Place / Date: At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864
 
 


THATCHER, CHARLES M. Photo
 
Citation

Instead of retreating or surrendering when the works were captured, regardless of his personal safety continued to return the enemy's fire until he was captured.