Chief Charles F Cleveland

7 January 2021

17 year old Private Charles F Cleveland of the 26th New York Infantry was later awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery in carrying the colors at Antietam and was wounded there.

His picture here is from 1899 when he was Chief of the Utica, NY Police Department. It’s from a Sketch of the Utica Police Force posted to Facebook by the Department in December 2020.

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