1862 Peninsula CampaignThe Vermont troops waited in vain for reinforcements; Corporal Alonzo Hutchinson was mortally wounded while crossing the Warwick River and died without signaling for support. The Union leaders also failed to exploit the break in the Confederate lines. Brigadier General William Smith had fallen twice from his horse and was knocked unconscious. Moreover, Captain Fernando Harrington was missing from the battlefield. Thus, Captain Samuel Pingree took command and rallied the men against a second attack. He was seriously wounded in the fight, and while serving as governor of Vermont, received the Congressional Medal of Honor in 1891.
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 363243 N 4116553|
|Decimal Degrees||37.18541667, -76.54070000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 11.125', W 76° 32.442'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 11' 7.50" N, 76° 32' 26.52" W|
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