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Charles Redington Mudge
Birth: Oct. 22, 1839
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1863
Gettysburg
Adams County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Union Army Officer. Served as Lieutenant Colonel of the 2nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. At the Battle of Gettysburg, on the morning of July 3, 1863, he received an order to lead his men down across Spangler's meadow to drive Confederates from captured Union breastworks at the foot of Culp's Hill. At first he questioned the messanger, "Are you sure that is the order?" "yes." "Well it is murder, but it's the order. Up men, over the works! Forward, double quick!" In the charge a bullet struck Mudge just below the throat and killed him instantly. The 2nd Massachusetts Monument in Spangler's Meadow was the first monument placed on the battlefield. (bio by: Ethan F. Bishop) 
 
Burial:
Saint Stephen's Episcopal Churchyard
Lynn
Essex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5846617
Charles Redington Mudge
Added by: Ethan F. Bishop
 
Charles Redington Mudge
Added by: Ethan F. Bishop
 
Charles Redington Mudge
Added by: Ethan F. Bishop
 
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Rest in Peace, beloved soldier. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Aug. 1, 2014
Rest in peace, Colonel. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. God bless you for your gallant and heroic defense of our Union against those who would have destroyed it. I am forever awed by those of you who "gave the last full measure of devotion that ...(Read more)
- Sharon
 Added: Jul. 3, 2014
WISHING YOU A VERY HAPPY HEAVENLY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
- R I P
 Added: Oct. 22, 2013
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