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Charles Henry Pierce
Born (1875-02-22)February 22, 1875
Died March 2, 1944(1944-03-02) (aged 69)
Place of birth Cecil County, Maryland
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Lieutenant
Unit Company I, 22d U.S. Infantry
Battles/wars Philippine-American War
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.

Citation:

Held a bridge against a superior force of the enemy and fought, though severely wounded, until the main body came up to cross.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ""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. 

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