SANCRAINTE, CHARLES F. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company B, 15th Michigan Infantry. Place and date: At Atlanta, Ga., 22 July 1864.

Entered service at:   Monroe, Mich. Born: 1840, Monroe, Mich.

Date of issue:   25 July 1892.

Citation:   Voluntarily scaled the enemy's breastworks and signaled to his commanding officer in charge; also in single combat captured the colors of the 5th Texas Regiment (C.S.A.).

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)