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Ignatz Gresser

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company D,
    128th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: September 17, 1862
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Antietam, Maryland, USA
While exposed to the fire of the enemy, carried from the field a wounded comrade.
Medal of Honor Recipient Ignatz Gresser
Medal of Honor Recipient Ignatz Gresser
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 12, 1895
  • Born: August 15, 1835, Malach, Germany
  • Died: August 1, 1929, Allentown, PA, United States
  • Buried: West End Unoin Cemetery, Allentown, PA, United States
  • Location of Medal: Lehigh County Historical Society Museum, Allentown, PA

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