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Charles McAnally
Birth: May 12, 1836
Draperstown
County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Death: Aug. 8, 1905
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the CMOH as a Second Lieutenant in Company D, 69th Pennsylvania Infantry for action on May 12, 1864 at Spotsylvania, Virginia. His citation reads "In a hand-to-hand encounter with the enemy captured flag, was wounded in the act, but continued on duty until he received a second wound." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Washington Asylum Hospital Potters Field
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 01, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11659200

Thank you, Captain for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Aug. 8, 2017
You weren't born here yet you showed great courage and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty. Many thanks and RIP
- John Haseltine
 Added: Jun. 23, 2016

- Linda Davis
 Added: Jun. 22, 2015
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