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Korean Campaign 1871 - U.S. Marine Corps

Charles Brown

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: Korean Campaign 1871
  • Unit/Command:
    U.S.S. Colorado
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 11, 1871
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Korean Forts, Korea

On board the U.S.S. Colorado in action against a Korean fort, 11 June 1871. Assisted in capturing the Korean standard in the center of the citadel of the fort.

Medal of Honor Recipient Charles Brown
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles Brown
Additional Details
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Born: June 19, 1849, New York, NY, United States
  • Died:
  • Location of Medal: Naval Historical Center, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, DC

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