GOULD, CHARLES G. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company H, 5th Vermont Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., 2 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Windham, Vt.

Birth:   Windham, Vt.

Date of issue:   30 July 1890.

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 bayoneted him.

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)