Army Civil War Medal of Honor Citations

Medal of Honor Citation: Frederick Alber

Army Medal of HonorMedal of Honor Citation: Frederick Alber
Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 17th Michigan Infantry
Born: 1838, Germany
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Manchester, Mich.
Date of Issue: 07/30/1896
Place / Date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864

Citation: Bravely rescued Lt. Charles H. Todd of his regiment who had been captured by a party of Confederates by shooting down one, knocking over another with the butt of his musket, and taking them both prisoners.