Herman Pfisterer (1866 - 1905)

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Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Death: Died
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About Herman Pfisterer

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician Herman Pfisterer, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1 July 1898, while serving with Company H, 21st U.S. Infantry, in action at Santiago, Cuba. Musician Pfisterer gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy.

General Orders: Date of Issue: June 22, 1899

Action Date: July 1, 1898

Service: Army

Rank: Musician

Company: Company H

Division: 21st U.S. Infantry


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April 1, 1866
Brooklyn, New York, USA
August 6, 1905
Age 39
Vancouver, Clark, Washington, USA