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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

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b. 30/12/1839 Indianapolis, Indiana. d. 26/10/1904 Indianapolis, Indiana.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 25/11/1863 Missionary Ridge, Tennessee.

 

Brouse was commissioned as a Captain of the 100th Indiana Infantry Regiment in August 1862, and was discharged due to disability in January 1865.  He received the Medal of Honor on May 16, 1899, for his actions at the Battle of Missionary Ridge.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

To encourage his men whom he had ordered to lie down while under severe fire, and who were partially protected by slight earthworks, himself refused to lie down, but walked along the top of the works until he fell severely wounded.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: CROWN HILL CEMETERY, INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA.

Section 7, Lot 41

Charles W Brouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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