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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 10/04/1840 Schuyler County, Illinois. d. 20/08/1918 Rushville, Illinois.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 09/04/1865 Fort Blakely, Alabama.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company B, 119th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 9, 1865 at Fort Blakely, Alabama.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant George F. Rebmann, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 9 April 1865, while serving with Company B, 119th Illinois Infantry, in action at Fort Blakely, Alabama, for capture of flag.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: MESSERER CEMETERY, PLEASANT VIEW, RUSHVILLE, ILLINOIS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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George F Rebmann

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