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Charles W. Rundle

  • Birth 14 Dec 1842 Campbell County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 11 Jul 1924 Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Plot Section 34, Row I, Grave 11
  • Memorial ID 6239039

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company A, 116th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery in a "forlorn hope" Union Army assault on Vicksburg, Mississippi on May 22, 1863. His citation reads "Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party." His Medal was issued on July 26, 1894. He was one of eight 116th Illinois Infantry soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Sergeant Martin K. Davis, Captain Nicholas Geschwind, Private Andrew Johnson, Private Benjamin W. Schenck, Corporal Benoa Sprague, Private Thomas J. Ward, and Private Andrew Widick).

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  • Originally Created by: Russ
  • Added: 6 Mar 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6239039
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles W. Rundle (14 Dec 1842–11 Jul 1924), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6239039, citing Los Angeles National Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .