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

Charles Stacey

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    55th Ohio Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 2, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Voluntarily took an advanced position on the skirmish line for the purpose of ascertaining the location of Confederate sharpshooters and under heavy fire held the position thus taken until the company of which he was a member went back to the main line.
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles Stacey
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles Stacey
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Norwalk, Huron County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 23, 1896
  • Born: January 22, 1842, England
  • Died: October 17, 1924
  • Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery (Mausoleum), Norwalk, OH, United States

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