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b. 21/10/1838 Baden-Wurttemburg, Germany.  d. 28/09/1911 New York.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 30/06/1862 White Oak Swamp, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was George Uhrie. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Light Battery F, 5th U.S. Artillery. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on June 30, 1862 at White Oak Swamp Bridge, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Was one of a party of three who, under heavy fire of advancing enemy, voluntarily secured and saved from capture a field gun belonging to another battery and which had been deserted by its officers and men.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: THE LUTHERAN ALL FAITHS CEMETERY, MIDDLE VILLAGE, NEW YORK.

Map 5, Section 15, Lot 6132

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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