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 Valentine Rossback

Valentine Rossback

Birth
Germany
Death 20 Feb 1897
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 2, Grave 5427
Memorial ID 19725 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Served in the Civil War as a Sergeant in the 34th New York Battery. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Spotsylvania, Virginia on May 12, 1864. His citation reads "Encouraged his cannoneers to hold a very dangerous position, and when all depended on several good shots it was from his piece that the most effective were delivered, causing the enemy's fire to cease and thereby relieving the critical position of the Federal troops". His Medal was issued on July 10, 1896.

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  • Added: 23 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19725
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Valentine Rossback (unknown–20 Feb 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19725, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .