PINGREE, SAMUEL E. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company F, 3d Vermont Infantry Place and date: Lees Mills, Va., 16 April 1862. Entered service at. Hartford, Vt.

Birth:   Salisbury, N.H.

Date of issue:   17 August 1891.

Citation:   Gallantly led his company across a wide, deep creek, drove the enemy from the rifle pits, which were within 2 yards of the farther bank, and remained at the head of his men until a second time severely wounded.

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)