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Charles Marquette
Born (1845-02-09)February 9, 1845
Died November 25, 1907(1907-11-25) (aged 62)
Place of birth Lebanon County, Pennsylvania
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Years of service 1861 - 1865
Rank Sergeant
Unit Company F, 93d Pennsylvania Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

Charles Marquette (1845–1907) was a Sergeant in the United States Army and a Medal of Honor recipient for his role in the American Civil War.

Marquette joined the army from Lebanon, Pennsylvania in October 1861 and was mustered out in June 1865 [1]

Medal of Honor citationEdit

Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company F, 93d Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., April 2, 1865. Entered service at: Lebanon County, Pa. Birth: Lebanon County, Pa. Date of issue: May 10, 1865.

Citation:

Sergeant Marquette, although wounded, was one of the first to plant colors on the enemy's breastworks.[2]

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