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Nicholas Geschwind
Birth: unknown
Death: Jan. 2, 1897

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army in Company F, 116th Illinois Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 22, 1863 at Vicksburg, Mississippi. His citation reads "Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Springdale Cemetery and Mausoleum
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Old Public Lot, Block 4, Lot 1623
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Nov 21, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8111905
Nicholas Geschwind
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Nicholas Geschwind
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Nicholas Geschwind
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Honoring your heroism and service for the preservation of the Union
- Wagon Master
 Added: Mar. 13, 2017
On May 22, 1863, General Ulysses S. Grant ordered an assault on the Confederate heights at Vicksburg, Mississippi. The plan called for a storming party of volunteers to build a bridge across a moat and plant scaling ladders against the enemy embankment in...(Read more)
- Wagon Master
 Added: Mar. 13, 2017
Thank you, Captain for your service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Jan. 2, 2017
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