Pvt. Charles A. Swan, Medal of Honor

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Charles Alexander Swan

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Greene, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Forest Home Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, USA
Immediate Family:

Husband of Martha B. Swan
Father of Hugh Smith Swan

Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Pvt. Charles A. Swan, Medal of Honor

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Charles Alexander Swan, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 April 1865, while serving with Company K, 4th Iowa Cavalry, in action at Selma, Alabama, for capture of flag (supposed to be 11th Mississippi, C.S.A.), and bearer.

General Orders: Date of Issue: June 17, 1865

Action Date: April 2, 1865

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company K

Division: 4th Iowa Cavalry

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Pvt. Charles A. Swan, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1838
May 29, 1838
Greene, Pennsylvania, USA
1914
January 8, 1914
Age 75
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Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, USA