Congressional Medal of Honor Society Receives More Awards for Documentaries

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Congressional Medal of Honor Society

Stories of Sacrifice

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

Joseph Frantz

  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company E,
    83d Indiana 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: Osgood, Ripley County, Indiana
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 13, 1894
  • Born: March 9, 1837, Eurapae, France
  • Died: October 14, 1913
  • Buried: Calvary Catholic Cemetery (MH), Northfield, MN, United States

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