|Charles Henry Pierce|
|Born||February 22, 1875|
|Died||March 2, 1944(aged 69)|
|Place of birth||Cecil County, Maryland|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company I, 22d U.S. Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Not to be confused with Charles H. Pearce
Charles Henry Pierce (February 22, 1875 – March 2, 1944) was an Private in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his actions in the Philippine-American War. He is buried at Valhalla Memorial Park Cemetery in North Hollywood, California.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Private, Company I, 22d U.S. Infantry. Place and date: Near San Isidro, Luzon, Philippine Islands, October 19, 1899. Entered service at: Delaware City, Del. Birth: Cecil County, Md. Date of issue: March 10, 1902.
Held a bridge against a superior force of the enemy and fought, though severely wounded, until the main body came up to cross.
- ↑ ""PIERCE, CHARLES H." entry". Medal of Honor recipients: Philippine-American War. United States Army Center of Military History. June 8, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/philippine.html. Retrieved 2008-04-15.
- Charles H. Pierce, Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients at Find a Grave
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