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Oscar Burkard
Birth: Dec. 21, 1877, Germany
Death: Feb. 18, 1950
Oneida County
New York, USA

Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served as Private, Hospital Corps, 3rd Infantry U.S. Army. On October 5, 1898 the Chippewaw Indians staged an uprising at Lake Leech in northern Minnesota. he rescued and tended to several wounded in the action, continuously exposing himself to hostile fire. This was the last battle of the Indian Wars and he was the last to recieve the Medal of Honor for actions in a Indian campaign. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
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  Emma P Burkard (1881 - 1951)*
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Rome Cemetery
Oneida County
New York, USA
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 21, 2003
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