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George Uhrl

Birthplace: Germany, Baden
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Middle Village, Queens, New York, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About George Uhrl

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant George Uhrl (Uhri), United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 30 June 1862, while serving with Light Battery F, 5th U.S. Artillery, in action at White Oak Swamp, Virginia. Sergeant Uhrl was one of a party of three who, under heavy fire of advancing enemy, voluntarily secured and saved from capture a field gun belonging to another battery, and which had been deserted by its officers and men.

General Orders: Date of Issue: April 4, 1898

Action Date: June 30, 1862

Service: Army

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Light Battery F

Division: 5th U.S. Artillery

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October 21, 1838
September 28, 1911
Age 72
Middle Village, Queens, New York, USA