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George Uhrl

  • Also Known As: Uhri, George
  • Rank: Sergeant
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Light Battery F,
    5th U.S. Artillery
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 30, 1862
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: White Oak Swamp Bridge, Virginia, USA
Was one of a party of three who, under heavy fire of advancing enemy, voluntarily secured and saved from capture a field gun belonging to another battery and which had been deserted by its officers and men.
Medal of Honor Recipient George Uhrl
Medal of Honor Recipient George Uhrl
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York, New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: April 4, 1898
  • Born: October 21, 1838, Baden, Germany
  • Died: September 28, 1911, New York, NY, United States
  • Buried: The Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery (P15-6132), Middle Village, NY, United States

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