Charles Titus

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Charles Titus

Millstone, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
Death 26 Mar 1921 (aged 83)
Belmar, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Wall Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 7199779 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served during the Civil War as a Sergeant in Company H, 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery on April 6, 1865 at the Battle of Sailor's Creek, Virginia. His citation reads "Was among the first to check the enemy's counter-charge." He was awarded his Medal on July 3, 1865. He was one of twelve 1st New Jersey Cavalry soldiers who were awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Sergeant James T. Clancy, Corporal William B. Hooper, Private Lewis Locke, Sergeant William Porter, Sergeant John C. Sagelhurst, Sergeant David Southard, Sergeant George W. Stewart, Private Christian Streile, Sergeant Aaron Thompkins, Sergeant Charles E. Wilson, and Sergeant John Wilson).

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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 20 Feb 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7199779
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Titus (1 Jan 1838–26 Mar 1921), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7199779, citing Glendola Cemetery, Wall Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .