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Hon. Charles Edward Phelps (1833 - 1908)

Public Service:
United State House of Representatives, 1865-1869
Baltimore Bar Library Board of Directors, 1876-1881
Supreme Bench of Baltimore City. 1882-1908
Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Rode to the head of the assaulting column, then much broken by severe losses and falltering under the close fire of artillery, placed himself conspicuiously in front of the troops, and gallantly rallied and led them to within a few fect of the enemy's works, where he was severely wounded and captured.