Louis Frederic Pfeifer

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Louis Frederic Pfeifer

Also Known As: "Louis Fred Theis"
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Managed by: Shirley Marie Caulk
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About Louis Frederic Pfeifer

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Louis Fred Pfeifer, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism on board the U.S.S. Petrel; for heroism and gallantry, fearlessly exposing his own life to danger for the saving of the others on the occasion of the fire on board that vessel, 31 March 1901. (Louis Pfeifer served as Louis F. Theis during his first enlistment)

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 85, March 22, 1902

Action Date: 31-Mar-01

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Private

Division: U.S.S. Petrel

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June 19, 1876
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA