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 Bernard Albert Strausbaugh

Bernard Albert Strausbaugh

Birth
Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 5 Nov 1864 (aged 33)
Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Section 1, Site 102
Memorial ID 19519 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He enlisted in the 3rd Maryland (US) Volunteer Infantry on August 15, 1861, and was mustered in as 1st Sergeant of Company A. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia on June 17, 1864. His citation reads "Recaptured the colors of 2nd Pennsylvania Provisional Artillery". Sergeant Strausbaugh was wounded in action, and died in the General Military Hospital in Beverly, New Jersey. His Medal was posthumously awarded to him on December 1, 1864, less than a month after his death.

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BARNARD A
STRASBAUGH

MEDAL OF HONOR
Serg Co A
3 MD Inf
Nov 5 1864


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  • Added: 15 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19519
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bernard Albert Strausbaugh (25 Jan 1831–5 Nov 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19519, citing Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .