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Charles L. Barrell
August 1, 1842|
Conquest, Cayuga County, Michigan
|Died||April 18, 1914(aged 71)|
Hooker Cemetery, Wayland, Michigan
42°42′22″N 85°35′34″W / 42.7061°N 85.5928°W
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Unit||Company C, 102nd Regiment United States Colored Troops|
|Battles/wars||Near Camden, South Carolina|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Lieutenant Charles L. Barrell (August 1, 1842 to April 18, 1914) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Barrell was awarded the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action near Camden, South Carolina, in April 1865. He was presented with the award on 14 May 1891.
Born August 1, 1842 in Conquest, Cayuga County, New York to Joseph Barrel and Emily Carey. On 2 August 1862 Barrell enlisted at Leighton, Allegan County, Michigan into Company C of the 102d U.S. Colored Troops as a flag holder for the Grand Army of the Republic. He attained the rank of First Lieutenant on 3 January 1863.
Barrel died in Ann Arbor, Michigan and is buried at Hooker Cemetery, Wayland, MI.
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