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Medal of Honor bestowed on Sergeant Cornelius H. Charlton

Issued by:
United States Congress, American, founded 1789  Search this
Received by:
Sergeant Cornelius H. Charlton, American, 1929 - 1951  Search this
Subject of:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Medium:
Medal: metal, brass, gold plating, and enamel;
Neck and service ribbons: silk;
Case: plastic, brass, and velvet
Dimensions:
Medal: H x W x D: 2 1/4 × 1 1/2 × 1/16 in. (5.7 × 3.8 × 0.2 cm)
Neck Ribbon: H x W: 1 1/4 × 22 in. (3.2 × 55.9 cm)
Service Ribbon: H x W x D: 1 7/16 × 3/8 × 1/8 in. (3.7 × 1 × 0.3 cm)
Case: H x W x D: 6 5/8 × 3 5/16 × 1 1/16 in. (16.8 × 8.4 × 2.7 cm)
Type:
medals
Date:
1952
Topic:
African American  Search this
Korean War, 1950-1953  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ray R. and Patricia A.D. Charlton in memory of Cornelius H. Charlton
Object number:
2013.165.1.1ab-.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Sergeant Cornelius H. Charlton Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Double Victory: The African American Military Experience
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 053A
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5faa0892b-03f6-408a-b319-36e1f01aefce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.165.1.1ab-.3
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