The President of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
Rank and Organization: Gunner's Mate First Class, U.S. Navy. Entered Service
At: Lowell, Mass. Born: 6 June 1867, Lowell, Mass. G.O. No.: 529, 2
In connection with the sinking of the U.S.S. Merrimac at the entrance to the harbor of
Santiago de Cuba, 2 June 1898. Despite heavy fire from the Spanish batteries, Charette
displayed extraordinary heroism throughout this operation.
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