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Leopold Karpeles
Birth: Sep. 9, 1838
Death: Feb. 2, 1909

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Color Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company E, 57th Masssachusets Infantry for action during the Wilderness Campaign on May 6 1864. His citation reads "While color bearer, rallied the retreating troops and induced them to check the enemy's advance." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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Washington Hebrew Congregation Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Feb 11, 2003
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Leopold Karpeles
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Leopold Karpeles
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