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PVT Charles Veale
Birth: 1838
Portsmouth City
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul. 27, 1872
Virginia, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was Charles Veale. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company D, 4th US Colored Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 29, 1864 at Chapin's Farm, Virginia. His citation reads "Seized the national colors, after two color bearers had been shot down close to the enemy's works, and bore them through the remainder of the battle." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Hampton National Cemetery
Hampton City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section F, Block II, Lot 5097
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 24, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7895208
PVT Charles Veale
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PVT Charles Veale
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TO ALL WHO PASS THIS WAY, PLEASE TAKE NOTICE: that even though PVT Charles Veale has passed away, now, he continues to watch over and protect the U.S.A. as a: "Member Of The Knight Shift"...Hoorah!!! R.I.P. Trooper Veale.
- USCT Cemetery Mgr.
 Added: Feb. 18, 2017

- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 5, 2017
Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. Your action may have actually been at Fort Gilmer about a mile further down the Varina Road. The USCTs did not attack Fort Harrison to my knowledge. May you rest ...(Read more)
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jul. 27, 2016
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