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

Charles Wesley Rundle

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    116th Illinois Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Oakley, Macon County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 26, 1894
  • Born: December 14, 1842, Covington, Campbell County, KY, United States
  • Died: July 11, 1924, Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Buried: Los Angeles National Cemetery (MH) (34-I-11), Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Location of Medal: Vicksburg National Military Park, Vicksburg, MI

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