CLEVELAND, CHARLES F. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company C, 26th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862.

Entered service at:   ?.

Birth:   Hartford, N.Y.

Date of issue:   12 June 1895.

Citation:   Voluntarily took and carried the colors into action after the color bearer had been shot.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)