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

Charles H Depuy

  • Rank: First Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company H,
    1st Michigan Sharpshooters
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 30, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA

Being an old artillerist, De Puy aided Gen. Bartlett in working the guns of the dismantled fort.

Medal of Honor Recipient Charles H. DePuy
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles H. DePuy
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 30, 1896
  • Born: September 8, 1842, Sherman, Wexford County, MI, United States
  • Died: January 6, 1935, Elk Rapids, MI, United States
  • Buried: Evergreen Cemetery (28-5), Kalkaska, MI, United States
  • Location of Medal: Congressional Medal of Honor Society, Mt. Pleasant, SC

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