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Carlton N. Camp

Date of birth: January 5, 1845
Date of death: September 01, 1926
Burial location: Hanover, New Hampshire
Place of Birth: New Hampshire, Hanover
Home of record: Hanover New Hampshire

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Civil War

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Carlton N. Camp, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 April 1865, while serving with Company B, 18th New Hampshire Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia. Private Camp brought off from the picket line, under heavy fire, a comrade who had been shot through both legs.

General Orders: Date of Issue: December 21, 1909

Action Date: April 2, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company B

Division: 18th New Hampshire Infantry