Charles Brown (Medal of Honor)
Charles Brown (1849–?) was a U.S. Marine who received the United States' highest honor for bravery, the Medal of Honor. He was born in New York City, and enlisted in the Marine Corps from Hong Kong in June 1870, aboard the warship USS Ashuelot. His Medal of Honor was approved under General Order No. 169, dated 8 February 1872.
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Service/||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1870–1871|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Corporal, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: New York, N.Y. Enlisted at: Hong Kong, China. G.O. No.: 169, 8 February 1872.
- "Corporal Charles Brown, USMC (Deceased)". United States Marine Corps Historical Division. Archived from the original on September 23, 2015. Retrieved September 23, 2015.
- Robeson, George M. (February 8, 1872). "General Order, No. 169". General Orders and Circulars Issued by the Navy Department. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office (1863–1887): 111. Retrieved 2015-01-28. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Brown, Charles". Medal of Honor recipients — Korean Campaign 1871. United States Army Center of Military History. Archived from the original on 2007-12-14. Retrieved 2007-10-21.
- "Korea 1871 — Medal of Honor recipients". Naval History & Heritage Command. 1997-04-14. Retrieved 2007-10-21.