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Charles S Fall

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    26th Michigan Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 12, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia
Was one of the first to mount the Confederate works, where he bayoneted two of the enemy and captured a Confederate flag, but threw it away to continue the pursuit of the enemy.
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles S. Fall
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles S. Fall
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Hamburg, Livingston County, Michigan
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 13, 1899
  • Born: 1842, Noble County, IN, United States
  • Died: June 4, 1918, Pasadena, CA, United States
  • Buried: I.O.O.F. Cemetery, Alhambra, CA, United States

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