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Casper R. Carlisle
Born 1841
Allegeheny County, Pennsylvania
Died April 29, 1908
Pennsylvania
Buried
Mount Lebanon Cemetery
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Private
Unit Pennsylvania Independent Battery F, Pennsylvania Volunteer Light Artillery - Company F
Battles/wars Battle of Gettysburg
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Private Casper R. Carlisle (1841 to April 29, 1908) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Carlisle received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania on 2 July 1863. He was honored with the award on 21 December 1892.

Biography

Carlisle was born in Allegeheny County, Pennsylvania in 1841. He enlisted into the Independent Pennsylvania Light Artillery. He died on 29 April 1908 and his remains are interred at the Mount Lebanon Cemetery in Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

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