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CMOHS.org - Captain HOUGHTON, CHARLES H., U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

HOUGHTON, CHARLES H.

Rank: Captain
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company L
Division: 14th New York Artillery
Born: 30 April 1842, Macomb, St. Lawrence County, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Ogdensburg, N.Y.
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Place / Date: At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864; 25 March 1865
 
 


HOUGHTON, CHARLES H. Photo
 
Citation

In the Union assault at the Crater (30 July 1864), and in the Confederate assault repelled at Fort Haskell, displayed most conspicuous gallantry and repeatedly exposed himself voluntarily to great danger, was 3 times wounded, and suffered loss of a leg.