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CMOHS.org - Sergeant ROSSBACH, VALENTINE, U.S. Army

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ROSSBACH, VALENTINE

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
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Division: 34th New York Battery
Born: Germany
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Spotsylvania, Va., 12 May 1864
 
 


ROSSBACH, VALENTINE Photo
 
Citation

Encouraged his cannoneers to hold a very dangerous position, and when all depended on several good shots it was from his piece that the most effective were delivered, causing the enemy's fire to cease and thereby relieving the critical position of the Federal troops.