Pvt. Joseph Wortick, Medal of Honor

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Joseph Wortick

Also Known As: "Wartick", "Wertick."
Birthplace: Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Died in Leon, Butler, Kansas, USA
Place of Burial: Leon, Butler, Kansas, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Simon Wortick and Margaret Ann Wartick
Husband of Nancy Elizabeth Wortick
Brother of Mary Ann Newland; Elizabeth Wartick; John Wortick; Anthony Wortick; Simon Wortick and 1 other

Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Pvt. Joseph Wortick, Medal of Honor

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Joseph Wortick, United States Army, for gallantry in the charge of the volunteer storming party on 22 May 1863, while serving with Company A, 6th Missouri Infantry, in action at Vicksburg, Mississippi.

General Orders: Date of Issue: July 14, 1894

Action Date: May 22, 1863

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company A

Division: 6th Missouri Infantry



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Pvt. Joseph Wortick, Medal of Honor's Timeline

November 20, 1837
Fayette, Pennsylvania, USA
April 7, 1910
Age 72
Leon, Butler, Kansas, USA
Leon, Butler, Kansas, USA