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TO THE VICTORIA & GEORGE CROSS

COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

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b. 01/04/1866 Brooklyn, New York. d. 06/08/1905 Vancouver, Washington.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/07/1898 Santiago, Cuba.

 

Spanish-American War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in United States Army during the War with Spain as a Musician in Company H, 21st United States Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Santiago, Cuba, on July 1, 1898. His Medal was awarded to him on June 22, 1899.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy

 

BURIAL LOCATION: FORT VANCOUVER MILITARY CEMETERY, VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON.

Section 4, Row E, Grave 448

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Herman Pfisterer

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