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Charles Alexander Swan

  • Birth 29 May 1838 Greene County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Death 8 Jan 1914 Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa, USA
  • Memorial ID 7680504

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private, in Company K, 4th Iowa Cavalry. In a conflict with Confederates at Selma, Alabama, on April 2, 1865, Private Swan captured the flag and color bearer of the 11th Mississippi, Infantry. For bravery in action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor in June, 1865.

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  • Originally Created by: Kent Kooi
  • Added: 13 Jul 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7680504
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Alexander Swan (29 May 1838–8 Jan 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7680504, citing Forest Home Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .