Richard Enderlin, Musician (1843 - 1930)

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Birthplace: Germany
Death: Died
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About Richard Enderlin, Musician

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Musician Richard Enderlin, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism from 1 to 3 July 1863, while serving with Company B, 73d Ohio Infantry, in action at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Musician Enderlin voluntarily took a rifle and served as a soldier in the ranks during the first and second days of the battle. Voluntarily and at his own imminent peril went into the enemy's lines at night and, under a sharp fire, rescued a wounded comrade.

General Orders: Date of Issue: September 11, 1897

Action Date: July 01 - 3, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Musician

Company: Company B

Division: 73d Ohio Infantry

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January 11, 1843
February 11, 1930
Age 87
Chillicothe, Ross, OH, USA