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

George F Rebmann

  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company B,
    119th Illinois Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 9, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Fort Blakely, Alabama, USA

Capture of flag.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Rushville, Schuyler County, Illinois
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 12, 1865

    Presented by Lieutenant J. J. Lyon, assistant inspector-general of the Sixteenth Army Corps, at parade.

  • Born: April 10, 1840, Schuyler County, IL, United States
  • Died: August 20, 1918, Rushville, IL, United States
  • Buried: Messerer Cemetery (PM), Rushville, IL, United States
  • Location of Medal: Illinois State Military Museum, Springfield, IL

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