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 Christian Streile

Christian Streile

Birth
Landkreis Heilbronn, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death 4 Dec 1886 (aged 48)
New York, USA
Burial Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot Section P-21, Range 9, Grave 78
Memorial ID 19724 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in the Kingdom of Württemberg (now the state of Baden-Württemberg in Germany), hserved in the Civil War as a Private in Company I, 1st New Jersey Volunteer Cavalry, being mustered in as a recruit on February 15, 1864. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Paines Crossroads, Virginia on April 5, 1865, with his citation reading simply "Capture of flag". His Medal was issued on May 3, 1865, and he was honorably mustered out of service on July 24, 1865. He was one of twelve 1st New Jersey Cavalry soldiers who were awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Sergeant James T. Clancy, Corporal William B. Hooper, Private Lewis Locke, Sergeant William Porter, Sergeant John C. Sagelhurst, Sergeant David Southard, Sergeant George W. Stewart, Sergeant Charles Titus, Sergeant Aaron Thompkins, Sergeant Charles E. Wilson, and Sergeant John Wilson).

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  • Added: 23 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19724
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Christian Streile (27 Nov 1838–4 Dec 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19724, citing Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .