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

Frederick Rock

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    37th Ohio Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: May 22, 1863
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA
Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 10, 1894
  • Born: 1840, Darmstadt, Germany
  • Died: November 7, 1924, Tampa, FL, United States
  • Buried: Woodlawn Cemetery (MH) (OldSec.18-5-1) , Tampa, FL, United States

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