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

Charles W Anderson

  • Also Known As: Pforr, George
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    1st New York (Lincoln) Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: March 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Waynesboro, Virginia, USA
Capture of unknown Confederate flag.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: near Winchester, Frederick County, Virginia
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: March 26, 1865
  • Born: March 15, 1844, Baltimore, Baltimore County, MD, United States
  • Died: February 25, 1916, Stanton, VA, United States
  • Buried: Thornrose Cemetery (PM) (10-57M), Stanton, VA, United States

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