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Charles M. Thatcher
Birth: 1844
Branch County
Michigan, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 1900
Kalkaska County
Michigan, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a prisioner of war. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company B, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 30, 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia. His citation reads "Instead of retreating or surrendering when the works were captured, regardless of his personal safety, continued to return the enemy's fire until he was captured. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Evergreen Cemetery
Kalkaska County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Lot 206, Grave 2
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Oct 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7940336
Charles M. Thatcher
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Charles M. Thatcher
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Charles M. Thatcher
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Although I do not know you, I choose to remember you in this manner.Rest in Peace, brave Branch County soldier. I know you are a relative of Rube Thatcher, who after the CW choose to go to Kansas with my family, The Bickfords,You are remembered today, sol...(Read more)
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