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First Name: Charles

Last Name: Byrne

Birthplace: Vancouver, WA, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: San Antonio, TX

Date of Birth: 02 March 1855

Date of Death: 06 January 1933

Rank: Lieutenant Colonel

Years Served: 31
Charles Byrne

•  Spanish-American War (1898)


Charles Byrne

Lieutenant Colonel, U. S. Army

Silver Star

Awarded the Silver Star citation by the War Dept. 16 Apr 1924, for gallantry in action against Spanish forces at the battle of Santiago, Cuba on 1 Jul 1898.

Appointed from Texas to 2Lt. 6th Infantry on 9 Jan 1877. Retired as Lt. Col. at his own request 14 March 1908.

Origin of Nickname/Handle:

Texas Exceptional Gallantry

Honoree ID: 318347   Created by: drjones46




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