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Francis Irsch
Birth: Dec. 4, 1840
Trier-Saarburger Landkreis
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: Aug. 19, 1906
Tampa
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the US Army in Company D, 45th New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 1, 1863. His citation reads "Gallantry in flanking the enemy and capturing a number of prisoners and in holding a part of the town against heavy odds while the Army was rallying on Cemetery Hill." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Tampa
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA
Plot: Old Section, Lot 7, Grave 259
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Feb 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7135667
Francis Irsch
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Aug. 19, 2016

- Bunny
 Added: Dec. 4, 2015

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Jan. 3, 2015
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