Bernard A. Strausburgh (1831 - 1864)

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Birthplace: Adams, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Died
Cause of death: KIA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Bernard A. Strausburgh

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pride in presenting the Medal of Honor (Posthumously) to First Sergeant Bernard A. Strausburgh, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 17 June 1864, while serving with Company A, 3d Maryland Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia. First Sergeant Strausburgh recaptured the colors of 2d Pennsylvania Provisional Artillery.

General Orders: Date of Issue: December 1, 1864

Action Date: June 17, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: First Sergeant

Company: Company A

Division: 3d Maryland Infantry


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Adams, Pennsylvania, USA
November 5, 1864
Age 33
Beverly, New Jersey, USA