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Charles A. Swan
Birth: May 29, 1838
Death: Jan. 19, 1914
Mount Pleasant
Henry County
Iowa, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private, in Company K, 4th Iowa Cavalry. In a conflict with Confederates at Selma, Alabama, on April 2, 1865, Private Swan captured the flag and color bearer of the 11th Mississippi, Infantry. For bravery in action, he was awarded the Medal of Honor in June, 1865. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Martha B Smith Swan (1844 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  Hugh Smith Swan (1871 - 1895)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Home Cemetery
Mount Pleasant
Henry County
Iowa, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Kent Kooi
Record added: Jul 13, 2003
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Charles A. Swan
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Charles A. Swan
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Charles A. Swan
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