About Pvt. Christian Streile, 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 Christian Streile, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 5 April 1865, while serving with Company I, 1st New Jersey Cavalry, in action at Paines Crossroads, Virginia, for capture of flag.
General Orders: Date of Issue: May 3, 1865
Action Date: April 5, 1865
Company: Company I
Division: 1st New Jersey Cavalry