Recipient Detail

 

HAWKINS, GARDNER C.

Rank: First Lieutenant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company E
Division: 3d Vermont Infantry
Born: Pomfret, Vt.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Woodstock, Vt.
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Place / Date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865
 
 


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Citation

When the lines were wavering from the well-directed fire of the enemy, this officer, acting adjutant of the regiment, sprang forward, and with encouraging words cheered the soldiers on and, although dangerously wounded, refused to leave the field until the enemy's works were taken.