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

Christian Streile

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company I,
    1st New Jersey Cavalry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 5, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Paine's Crossroads, Virginia, USA
Citation
Capture of flag.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: May 3, 1865
  • Born: 1839, Germany
  • Died: December 4, 1886, New York, NY, United States
  • Buried: The Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery (P21-3A-9-78), MiddleVillage, NY, United States
 

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