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Indian Campaigns - U.S. Army

Oscar R Burkard

  • Rank: Private (Highest Rank: Major Medical Corps)
  • Conflict/Era: Indian Campaigns
  • Unit/Command:
    Hospital Corps U.S. Army
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: October 5, 1898
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Leech Lake, Minnesota, USA
For distinguished bravery in action against hostile Indians.
Medal of Honor Recipient Oscar R. Burkard
Medal of Honor Recipient Oscar R. Burkard
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fort Snelling, St. Paul County, Minnesota
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: August 21, 1899
  • Born: December 21, 1877, Baden Achern, Germany
  • Died: February 18, 1950, Rome, NY, United States
  • Buried: Rome Cemetery (MH) (T-7-5), Rome, NY, United States

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