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Mattocks, Charles Porter


Age: 0, credited to Danville, VT
Unit(s): 17th ME INF
Service: 17th ME INF, MAJ (Medal of Honor)

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Birth: 10/11/1840, Danville, VT
Death: 05/16/1910

Burial: Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, ME
Marker/Plot: Section R, Lot 845
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 20360


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Unknown
Portrait?: Findagrave
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


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Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, ME

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Medal of Honor

This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor

Charles Porter Mattocks

Rank and Organization: Major, 17th Maine Infantry.
Place and date: Sailors Creek, VA, 6 Apr 1865.
Entered service at: Portland, Maine.
Born: 11 Oct 1840, Danville.
Died: 16 May 1910.
Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, ME (Section R, Lot845.)

Date of Issue: 29 Mar 1899.
Citation: Displayed extraordinary gallantry in leading a charge of his regiment which resulted in the capture of a large number of prisoners and a stand of colors.


NARA File Number: M-588-VS-1865.

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