The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
 Charles Heath Heyl

Charles Heath Heyl

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 12 Oct 1926 (aged 77)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 1, Lot 135-B-WH map grid O/33
Memorial ID 12981 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the United States Army during the Wars with the Plains Indians as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 23rd United States Regular Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery near Fort Hartsuff, Nebraska, on April 28, 1876. His citation reads "Voluntarily, and with most conspicuous gallantry, charged with 3 men upon 6 Indians who were entrenched upon a hillside". His Medal was awarded to him on October 26, 1897. He eventually rose to the rank of Colonel and Inspector General before his retirement.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


Family Members

Children

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Charles Heath Heyl?

Current rating:

29 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 13 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12981
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Heath Heyl (22 Jul 1849–12 Oct 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12981, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .