Medal of Honor Citation: Christian Albert Rank: Private Organization: U.S. Army Company: Company G Division: 47th Ohio Infantry Born: Cincinnati, Ohio Departed: Yes Date of Issue: 08/10/1895 Place / Date: At Vicksburg, Miss., 22 May 1863 Citation: Gallantry in the charge of the “volunteer storming party.”
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Medal 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 […]
Medal of Honor Citation: Michael Aheam Rank: Paymaster’s Steward Organization: U.S. Navy Departed: Yes Entered Service At: France G.O. Number: 45 Place / Date: Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864 Citation: Served on board the U.S.S. Kearsarge when she destroyed the Alabama off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864. Carrying out his duties courageously, PmS. Aheam exhibited […]
Medal of Honor Citation: John G. B. Adams Rank: Second Lieutenant Organization: U.S. Army Company: Company I Division: 19th Massachusetts Infantry Born: Groveland, Mass. Departed: Yes Date of Issue: 12/16/1896 Place / Date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862 Citation: Seized the 2 colors from the hands of a corporal and a lieutenant as they […]
Medal of Honor Citation: James F. Adams Rank: Private Organization: U.S. Army Company: Company D Division: 1st West Virginia Cavalry Born: Cabell County, Va. Place / Date: At Nineveh, Va., 12 November 1864 Citation: Capture of State flag of 14th Virginia Cavalry (C.S.A.).
Medal of Honor Citation: Henry G. Bonebrake Rank: Lieutenant Company: Company G Born: Waynesboro, Pa. Place / Date: At Five Forks, Va., 1 April 1865 Organization: U.S. Army Division: 17th Pennsylvania Cavalry. Departed: Yes Citation: As 1 of the first of Devin’s Division to enter the works, he fought in a hand-to-hand struggle with a […]
The Battle of Franklin, fought on November 30, 1864, has been considered by many to be one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War. In the course of 5 short hours, the Confederate Army of Tennessee thrust itself against a strongly entrenched Federal force under the command of John Schofield. Despite their great […]
Over 149 years ago Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Confederate Army fought an epic battle against the North’s Gen. George Meade. The result of this battle shaped the course of America and affected also that the World. Regardless of which side you are partial to you have to wonder what would have happened in World War […]