50th Pennsylvania

Medal of Honor Recipients

 

CHARLES BROWN

Sergeant, Company C, 50th Pennsylvania Infantry. Entered service at:------. Birth: Schuylkill County, Pa.

Citation: Capture of flag of 47th Virginia Infantry (C.S.A.) at Weldon Railroad, Va., 19 August 1864.

Date of issue: 1 December 1864.

HENRY HILL

Corporal, Company C, 50th Pennsylvania Infantry. Entered service at: -----. Birth: Schuylkill County, Pa.

Citation: This soldier, with one companion, would not retire when his regiment fell back in confusion after an unsuccessful charge, but instead advanced and continued firing upon the enemy until the regiment re-formed and regained its position. At Wilderness, Va., 6 May 1864.

Date of issue: 23 September 1897.

 

Source: The U.S. Army Center of Military History.

 

 

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