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 Charles Porter Mattocks

Charles Porter Mattocks

Birth
Danville, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA
Death 16 May 1910 (aged 69)
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Burial Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Plot Section R, Lot 845
Memorial ID 20360 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was commissioned as a 1st Lieutenant in Company A, 17th Maine Volunteer Infantry on August 2, 1862. He was promoted to Captain on December 4, 1862, to Major on December 22, 1863, and Colonel on May 15, 1865. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Sailors Creek, Virginia on April 6, 1865 while serving as a Major. 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", and he was honorably mustered out on June 4, 1865. He had a long and respected career as a lawyer and judge after the war, and served as a Brigadier General of Volunteers in the United States Army during the 1898 Spanish-American War.

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  • Added: 22 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20360
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Porter Mattocks (11 Oct 1840–16 May 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20360, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .