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    Civil War Silver I.D. Pin, Charles H. Knight, Co I, 9th NH, Awarded the Medal of Honor
    Silver badge measuring 1" X 1 1/4", "T" bar reverse pin of German silver. The face is finely engraved "Corp Chas. H. Knight Co. I 9th N.H.V."
    Charles H. Knight enlisted on 8/8/1862 as a private and was mustered into Company I, 9th New Hampshire Infantry. Promoted to corporal, wounded at Petersburg 7/30/1864.
    Awarded the Medal of Honor, on July 27, 1896 for action on 7/30/1864 at Petersburg, VA. The citation reading "In company with a sergeant, was the first to enter the exploded mine; was wounded but took several prisoners to the Federal lines".
    Badge is accompanied by an extensive file of copies of Charles Knights records and a copy of the book "Race of the Soil", The Ninth New Hampshire Regiment in the Civil War, published in 1988.


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