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Carlton N. Camp
Born (1845-01-05)January 5, 1845
Died September 1, 1926(1926-09-01) (aged 81)
Place of birth Hanover, New Hampshire
Buried at Etna Cemetery, Hanover, New Hampshire
Allegiance US flag 34 stars.svg United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Rank Private
Unit New Hampshire Company B, 18th New Hampshire Infantry
Battles/wars Third Battle of Petersburg
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Private Carlton N. Camp (January 5, 1845 to September 1, 1926) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Camp received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Third Battle of Petersburg in Virginia on 2 April 1865. He was honored with the award on 21 December 1909.[1][2]

BiographyEdit

Camp was born on 5 January 1845 in Hanover, New Hampshire. He enlisted into the 18th New Hampshire Infantry on 6 September 1864.[3] He died on 1 September 1926 and his remains are interred at the Etna Cemetery in Hanover, New Hampshire.

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Brought off from the picket line, under heavy fire, a comrade who had been shot through both legs.[1][2]

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