HOPKINS, CHARLES F. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company I, 1st New Jersey Infantry.
Place and date:   At Gaines Mill, Va., 27 June 1862.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Warren County, N.J.

Date of issue:   9 July 1892.

Citation:   Voluntarily carried a wounded comrade, under heavy fire, to a place of safety; though twice wounded in the act, he continued in action until again 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)