Charles H. Tracy
Sergeant, U.S. Army, Company A, 37th Massachusetts Infantry. Awarded for actions at Spotsylvania, Va.
May 12, 1864
At the risk of his own life, at Spotsylvania, 12 May 1864, assisted in carrying to a place of safety a wounded and helpless officer. On 2 April 1865, advanced with the pioneers, and, under heavy fire, assisted in removing 2 lines of chevaux_de_frise; was twice wounded but advanced to the third line, where he was again severely wounded, losing a leg.