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CMOHS.org - Sergeant THOMPSON, CHARLES A., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

THOMPSON, CHARLES A.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company D
Division: 17th Michigan Infantry
Born: 1843, Perrysburg, Ohio
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Kalamazoo, Mich.
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Place / Date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864
 
 


THOMPSON, CHARLES A. Photo
 
Citation

After the regiment was surrounded and all resistance seemed useless, fought single-handed for the colors and refused to give them up until he had appealed to his superior officers.