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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Charles Adams Hunter

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    34th Massachusetts Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
In the assault on Fort Gregg, bore the regimental flag bravely and was among the foremost to enter the work.
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles A. Hunter
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles A. Hunter
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Spencer, Worcester County, Massachusetts
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 12, 1865
  • Born: August 26, 1843, Spencer, Worcester County, MA, United States
  • Died: December 31, 1912, Ashland, MA, United States
  • Buried: Pine Grove Cemetery (MH), Spencer, MA, United States

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