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CMOHS.org - Sergeant TRACY, CHARLES H., U.S. Army

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TRACY, CHARLES H.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 37th Massachusetts Infantry
Born: Jewett City, Conn.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Springfield, Mass.
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Place / Date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864; At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865
 
 


TRACY, CHARLES H. Photo
 
Citation

At the risk of his own life, at Spotsylvania, 12 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 2 lines of chevaux_de_frise; was twice wounded but advanced to the third line, where he was again severely wounded, losing a leg.