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CMOHS.org - Major CAPEHART, CHARLES E., U.S. Army

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CAPEHART, CHARLES E.

Rank: Major
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 1st West Virginia Cavalry
Born: 1883, Conemaugh Township, Cambria County, Pa.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Washington, D.C.
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Place / Date: At Monterey Mountain, Pa., 4 July 1863
 
 


CAPEHART, CHARLES E. Photo
 
Citation

While commanding the regiment, charged down the mountain side at midnight, in a heavy rain, upon the enemy's fleeing wagon train. Many wagons were captured and destroyed and many prisoners taken.