On June 2, 1951, Sergeant Cornelius H. Charlton, a native of East Gulf in Raleigh County, was mortally wounded in Korea. He was posthumously awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor.
Honoring Medal of Honor Recipient Cornelius Charlton
Citation for Congressional Medal of Honor: Cornelius H. Charlton
"A Forgotten Hero" (Cornelius Charlton)
"War Hero To Receive Ceremonial Burial Denied 39 Years Ago" (Cornelius Charlton)
Birth Certificate of Cornelius Charlton
Sources on Cornelius Charlton
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