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Edward Albert Ostermann
Birth: Nov. 23, 1882
Death: May 18, 1969

Haitian Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Ostermann served as a First Lieutenant, United States Marine Corps, 15th Company of Marines (mounted). He was awarded his medal for service in the Vicinity of Fort Liberte, Haiti, on October 24, 1915, during the Haitian Campaign. His ciatation reads-In company with members of the 15th Company of Marines, all mounted, 1st Lt. Ostermann left Fort Liberte, Haiti, for a 6-day reconnaissance. After dark on the evening of 24 October 1915, while crossing the river in a deep ravine, the detachment was suddenly fired upon from 3 sides by about 400 Cacos concealed in bushes about 100 yards from the fort. The marine detachment fought its way forward to a good position, which it maintained during the night, although subjected to a continuous fire from the Cacos. At daybreak, 1st Lt. Ostermann, in command of 1 of the 3 squads which advanced in 3 different directions, led his men forward, surprising and scattering the Cacos, and aiding in the capture of Fort Dipitie.  (bio by: K) 
 
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  Grace Robinson Ostermann (1896 - 1983)
  Katharine Hockley Walsh Ostermann (1887 - 1985)*
 
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Burial:
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 46, Lot 521
 
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Record added: Sep 05, 2003
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Edward Albert Ostermann
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Edward Albert Ostermann
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Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
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