Frederick Alber, PVT

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Frederick Alber, PVT

Birthplace: Germany
Death: September 12, 1913 (75)
Place of Burial: Columbiaville, Lapeer, MI, United States
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Frederick Alber, PVT

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Frederick Alber, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 12 May 1864, while serving with Company A, 17th Michigan Infantry, in action at Spotsylvania, Virginia. Private Alber bravely rescued Lieutenant Charles H. Todd of his regiment who had been captured by a party of Confederates by shooting down one, knocking over another with the butt of his musket, and taking them both prisoners.

General Orders: Date of Issue: July 30, 1896

Action Date: May 12, 1864

Service: Army

Rank: Private

Company: Company A

Division: 17th Michigan Infantry

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Frederick Alber, PVT's Timeline

June 28, 1838
September 12, 1913
Age 75
Columbiaville, Lapeer, MI, United States