of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
MATTOCKS, CHARLES P.
Rank and Organization: Major, 17th Maine Infantry. Place and Date: At
Sailors Creek, Va., 6 April 1865. Entered Service At: Portland, Maine. Born:
1840, Danville, Vt. Date Of Issue: 29 March 1899.
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.
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