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

Charles L Barrell

  • Rank: First Lieutenant (Highest Rank: Captain)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    102d U.S. Colored Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: near Camden, South Carolina, USA
Hazardous service in marching through the enemy's country to bring relief to his command.
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles L. Barrell
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles L. Barrell
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Leighton, Allegan County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 14, 1891
  • Born: August 1, 1842, Conquest, Cayuga County, NY, United States
  • Died: April 18, 1914, Ann Arbor, MI, United States
  • Buried: Hooker Cemetery, Wayland, MI, United States

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