Charles Titus

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Charles Titus
Born (1838-01-01)January 1, 1838
Millstone, New Jersey
Died March 26, 1921(1921-03-26) (aged 83)
Belmar, New Jersey
Allegiance United States United States of America
Service/branch USArmy flag.jpg United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861 - 1865
Rank Sergeant
Unit 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry
Battles/wars Battle of Sayler's Creek
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg Medal of Honor

Charles Titus (January 1, 1838 - March 26, 1921) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.


Titus joined the 1st New Jersey Cavalry in August 1861. He received the Medal of Honor on July 3, 1865 for his actions at the Battle of Sayler's Creek, and mustered out with his regiment in later that same month. [1]

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Was among the first to check the enemy's countercharge.[2]

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