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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Carl Ludwig

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Corporal)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    34th New York Battery
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 18, 1864
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
As gunner of his piece, inflicted singly a great loss upon the enemy and distinguished himself in the removal of the piece while under a heavy fire.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Flushing, Queens County, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 30, 1896
  • Born: May 10, 1841, France
  • Died: May 16, 1913, College Point, NY, United States
  • Buried: Flushing Cemetery (1-A-3-4), Flushing, NY, United States
  • Location of Medal: West Point Museum (1904 design), West Point, NY

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