Lt. Henry G. Bonebrake, Medal of Honor

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Henry G. Bonebrake (Bonebreak)

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Birthplace: Waynesboro Franklin County Pennsylvania
Death: Died in Waynesboro Franklin County Pennsylvania
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Son of Henry Bonebrake and Ann BONEBRAKE
Husband of Cora Bonebrake and Clara Bonebrake
Father of Edwin Walter Bonebrake; H Stewart Bonebrake; Walter Bonebrake; James Garfield Bonebrake and Marie McCarrell
Brother of Lydia Shockley; Daniel BONEBRAKE; Catherine Hess; Jacob BONEBRAKE; Susan BONEBRAKE and 1 other

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About Lt. Henry G. Bonebrake, Medal of Honor

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5858254

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Lieutenant in Company G, 17th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Five Forks, Virginia on April 1, 1865. His citation reads "As 1 of the first of Devin's Division to enter the works, he fought in a hand-to-hand struggle with a Confederate to capture his flag by superior physical strength". His Medal was issued on May 3, 1865.

http://www.cmohs.org/recipient-detail/123/bonebrake-henry-g.php

As 1 of the first of Devin's Division to enter the works, he fought in a hand-to-hand struggle with a Confederate to capture his flag by superior physical strength.

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Lt. Henry G. Bonebrake, Medal of Honor's Timeline

1838
1838
Waynesboro Franklin County Pennsylvania
1870
1870
Age 32
1873
1873
Age 35
1875
1875
Age 37
1881
1881
Age 43
1912
1912
Age 74
Waynesboro Franklin County Pennsylvania
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