About Norman W Ressler
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
to Corporal Norman W. Ressler, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1 July 1898, while serving with Company D, 17th U.S. Infantry, in action at El Caney, Cuba. Corporal Ressler gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire of the enemy.
General Orders: Date of Issue: August 21, 1899
Action Date: July 1, 1898
Company: Company D
Division: 17th U.S. Infantry