Carlton N. Camp

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

Private Carlton N. Camp (January 5, 1845 – 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]

Biography[edit]

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 citation[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 8 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Carlton N. Camp". Retrieved 19 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "18th New Hampshire Regiment Company B Roster". Retrieved 18 October 2013.