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

Joseph Wortick

  • Also Known As: Wertick, Joseph
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    6th Missouri 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."
Medal of Honor Recipient Joseph Wortick
Medal of Honor Recipient Joseph Wortick
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 14, 1894
  • Born: November 20, 1838, Fayette County, PA, United States
  • Died: April 7, 1910, Logan Township, KS, United States
  • Buried: Leon Cemetery (MH), Leon, KS, United States

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