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Charles M. Thatcher

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a prisioner of war. He served as a Private in the Union Army in Company B, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on July 30, 1864 at Petersburg, Virginia. His citation reads "Instead of retreating or surrendering when the works were captured, regardless of his personal safety, continued to return the enemy's fire until he was captured.

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 1 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7940336
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Charles M. Thatcher (1844–13 Dec 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7940336, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Kalkaska, Kalkaska County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .