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Charles W. Brouse
Born (1839-12-30)December 30, 1839
Died October 26, 1904(1904-10-26) (aged 64)
Place of birth Indianapolis, Indiana
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Union Army
Rank Captain
Unit 100th Indiana Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Missionary Ridge
Awards Medal of Honor

Charles W. Brouse (December 30, 1839 - October 26, 1904) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.

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Brouse served in the Union Army in the 100th Indiana Infantry. He received the Medal of Honor on May 16, 1899, for his actions at the Battle of Missionary Ridge.

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To encourage his men whom he had ordered to lie down while under severe fire, and who were partially protected by slight earthworks, himself refused to lie down, but walked along the top of the works until he fell severely wounded.[1]

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