Cantrell, Charles Patterson, PVT

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Private
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1898-1898, 2nd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment/HHC
Service Years
1898 - 1899

Private


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Home State
Tennessee
Tennessee
Year of Birth
1874
 
This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Cantrell, Charles Patterson (MOH), PVT.
 
Contact Info
Home Town
Smithville, Tennessee
Last Address
Madison, Tennessee

Date of Passing
Aug 03, 1948
 
Location of Interment
Nashville National Cemetery - Nashville, Tennessee
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 1, Grave 132

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 Military Association Memberships
Congressional Medal Of Honor SocietyMedal of Honor
  1899, Congressional Medal Of Honor Society
  1899, Medal of Honor [Verified] - Assoc. Page


 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in United States Army during the War with Spain as a Private in Company F, 10th United States Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Santiago, Cuba, on July 1, 1898. His citation reads "Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy". His Medal was awarded to him on June 22, 1899.

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 Unit Assignments
2nd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment
  1898-1898, 2nd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment/HHC
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1898-1898 Spanish-American War/Battle of San Juan Hill
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