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Charles Gilbert Gould

Details
  • Rank: Captain (Highest Rank: Brevet Major)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company H,
    5th Vermont Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Citation

Among the first to mount the enemy's works in the assault, he received a serious bayonet wound in the face, was struck several times with clubbed muskets, but bravely stood his ground, and with his sword killed the man who had bayoneted him.

Medal of Honor Recipient Charles G. Gould
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles G. Gould
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Windham County, Vermont
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 30, 1890
  • Born: May 5, 1845, Windham County, VT, United States
  • Died: December 5, 1916
  • Buried: Windham Central Cemetery, Windham, VT, United States
 

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