BLUCHER, CHARLES - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company H, 188th Pennsylvania Infantry.
Place and date:   At Fort Harrison, Va., 29 September 1864. Entered service at: Harrisburgh, Pa.

Birth:   Germany.

Date of issue:   6 April 1865.

Citation:   Planted first national colors on the fortifications.

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)