SWAN, CHARLES A. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Private, Company K, 4th lowa Cavalry. Place and date. At Selma, Ala., 2 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Mt. Pleasant, lowa. Born: 29 May 1838, Green County, Pa.

Date of issue:   17 June 1865.

Citation:   Capture of flag (supposed to be 11th Mississippi, C.S.A., and bearer.

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)