COPP, CHARLES D. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Second Lieutenant, Company C, 9th New Hampshire Infantry.
Place and date:   At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862. Entered service at: Nashua, N.H. Born: 12 April 1840, Warren County, N.H. Date of issue: 28 June 1890.

Citation:   Seized the regimental colors, the color bearer having been shot down, and, waving them, rallied the regiment under a heavy fire.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)