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BROUSE, CHARLES

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To encourage his men whom he had ordered to lie down while under severe fire and who were partially protected by slight earthworks, Brouse himself refused to lie down, but walked along the top of the works until he fell severely wounded.

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Service

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U.S. Army Captain Company K, 100th Indiana Infantry

Conflict

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Civil War 1863 Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Citation

To encourage his men whom he had ordered to lie down while under severe fire and who were partially protected by slight earthworks, Brouse himself refused to lie down, but walked along the top of the works until he fell severely wounded.