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Henry Brutsche
Birth: 1846
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1880
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served in the Union Navy as a Landsman and entered the service in Pennsylvania. He was awarded the CMOH on General Order Number 45, dated December 31, 1864. His citation reads "Served on board the USS Tacony during the taking of Plymouth, NC, 31 October 1864. Carrying out his duties faithfully during the capture of Plymouth, Brutsche distinguished himself by a display of coolness when he participated in landing and spiking a 9-inch gun while under a devastating fire from enemy musketry." He was originally interred in Monument Cemetery, Philadelphia Pennsylvania. When the cemetery was closed down, he was re-interred in Lawnview Cemetery, Rockledge, Pennsylvania in 1956. (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Brutsché (1801 - 1888)
  Jeannette Lehmann Brutsché (1805 - 1894)
 
 Siblings:
  John D Brutsché (1833 - 1907)*
  Josephine Brutsché (1839 - 1906)*
  Samuel Lehman Brutsché (1839 - 1896)*
  Joseph Brutsche (1844 - 1909)*
  Henry Brutsche (1846 - 1880)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lawnview Cemetery
Rockledge
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Susquehanna Lawn Section 64, Grave 51 [unmarked]
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Oct 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9610219
Henry Brutsche
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- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 19, 2017
Thank you, Sailor for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Dec. 27, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 29, 2014
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