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CMOHS.org - Private BURKARD, OSCAR, U.S. Army

Recipient Detail

 

BURKARD, OSCAR

Rank: Private
Organization: U.S. Army
Company:
Division: Hospital Corps
Born: 21 December 1877, Achern, Germany
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Hay Creek, Minn.
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Date of Issue:  
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Place / Date: At Leech Lake, Minn., 5 October 1898
 
 


BURKARD, OSCAR Photo
 
Citation

For distinguished bravery in action against hostile Indians. [Note: This, the last Medal of Honor won in an Indian campaign, was awarded for an action during the uprising of Chippewa Indians, on Lake Leech, northern Minnesota, 5 October 1898.]