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Charles H. DePuy
September 8, 1842|
|Died||January 6, 1935(aged 92)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Unit||1st Michigan Volunteer Sharpshooters Regiment - Company H|
|Battles/wars||Battle of the Crater|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
First Sergeant Charles H. DePuy (September 8, 1842 to January 6, 1935) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. DePuy received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of the Crater in Petersburg, Virginia on 30 July 1864. He was honored with the award on 30 July 1896.
DePuy was born in Sherman, Michigan on 8 September 1842. He enlisted into the 1st Michigan Sharpshooters. He died on 6 January 1935 and his remains are interred at the Evergreen Cemetery in Michigan.
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