Engle, Charles

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Charles was born in Knox on March 13, 1838, a son of David Engle and Catherine Swart. He was a brother to Jacob and John Engle who were killed in action in the Civil War.

Marriage & Children

Charles married on August 27, 1859, Charlotte Bronk who was born on June 4, 1836, a daughter of Joel Bronk and Christina Eva Warner[1] and had the following children:

  • Mary Ester Engle[1]
  • John D. Engle[1]
  • Grace Evelyn Engle[1]
  • Alberto J. Engle[1]
  • Elmer Guy Engle[1]

Military Service

Residence: Vestal, Broome Co., NY
Enlistment Date: 13 Aug 1862
Enlistment Place: Vestal, NY
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 137th Infantry
Company: Company B
Promotion Date: 15 Dec 1973
Promotion Rank: Full Corporal
Muster Out Date: 9 June 1865
Muster Out Place: Bladensburg, MD
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 23 to serve 3 years.
Sources Used: Ancestry.com Military databases; Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York, Regimental Rosters.


Charlotte died on February 14, 1907 and Charles died on December 24, 1918. Both died at Fenton, Broome County, NY.


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Berne NY Family files, www.bernehistory.org