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CPL Henry Rodenburg

CPL Henry Rodenburg

Birth
Germany
Death 13 Dec 1899 (aged 47–48)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 2, Grave 5825
Memorial ID 2597233 · View Source
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Indian Wars Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Germany in 1851, he served as a Private, Company A, 5th U.S. Infantry. During the period of October 21, 1876 to January 8, 1877, Private Rodenburg served in a series of engagements against the Sioux Indians in the Montana Territory. In actions at Cedar Creek, Private Rodenburg personally helped in the security of settlers throughout the region. For extreme gallantry, he was awarded the Medal of Honor and promoted Corporal.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 3 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 2597233
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for CPL Henry Rodenburg (1851–13 Dec 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 2597233, citing Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .