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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Charles D Marquette

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company F,
    93d Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Sgt. Marquette, although wounded, was one of the first to plant colors on the enemy's breastworks.
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles D. Marquette
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles D. Marquette
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Campbelltown, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 10, 1865
  • Born: February 9, 1845, Lebanon County, PA, United States
  • Died: November 25, 1907, Carlisle, PA, United States
  • Buried: Fairview Cemetery, Wrightsville, PA, United States

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