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Charles Porter Mattocks
Birth: Oct. 11, 1840
Caledonia County
Vermont, USA
Death: May 16, 1910
Cumberland County
Maine, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the 17th Maine Volunteer Infantry, eventually rising to Colonel and commander of the regiment. While a Major, he was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Sailors Creek, Virginia on April 6, 1865. His citation reads "Displayed extraordinary gallantry in leading a charge of his regiment which resulted in the capture of a large number of prisoners and a stand of colors". His Medal was issued on March 29, 1899. On March 13, 1865 he was brevetted Brigadier General, US Volunteers for "faithful and meritorious services". He had a long and respected career as a laywer and judge after the war, and served as a Brigadier General of Volunteers during the 1898 Spanish-American War. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Family links: 
  Henry Mattocks, Esq. (1813 - 1844)
  Martha Porter Dyer (1817 - 1890)
  Ella Robinson Mattocks (1847 - 1929)
  Margaret Mattocks White (1872 - ____)*
  Mary Mollie Mattocks Bodge (1875 - 1954)*
  Charles Porter Mattocks (1840 - 1910)
  Isaac Watson Dyer (1855 - 1937)**
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Cemetery
Cumberland County
Maine, USA
Plot: Section R, Lot 845
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Feb 22, 2001
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- David Wend
 Added: Oct. 11, 2016
General thank you for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: May. 16, 2016
- O'KC
 Added: Apr. 24, 2016
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