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Civil War Memoirs of Capt. Charles W. Brouse

Description: Charles W. Brouse (1839-1904) was a Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor recipient. Born in New Albany, Floyd County, Indiana on December 30, 1839, Brouse was the first son of Methodist preacher, John Brouse. He enlisted in 1862 and served in the Civil War as a captain and the commander of Company K, 100th Indiana Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his bravery at the Battle of Missionary Ridge in Tennessee on November 25, 1863. This handwritten memoir documents Brouse's time in the Civil War.
Origin: Circa 1865
Created By: Charles W. Brouse
Collection: Civil War Materials
Copyright: Use must be accompanied with the attribution: Indiana Historical Society
Geography: Indiana
Subjects: United States--Army
United States--Army--Infantry
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

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