of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
BROUSE, CHARLES W.
Rank and Organization: Captain, Company K, 100th Indiana Infantry. Place and
Date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863. Entered Service At:
Indianapolis, Ind. Date of Issue: 16 May 1899.
To encourage his men whom he had ordered to lie down while under severe fire, and who
were partially protected by slight earthworks, himself refused to lie down, but walked
along the top of the works until he fell severely wounded.
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