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 Joseph E. Brandle

Joseph E. Brandle

Birth
Seneca County, Ohio, USA
Death 13 May 1909 (aged 69)
Coldwater, Branch County, Michigan, USA
Burial Coldwater, Branch County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section 2, Lot 84
Memorial ID 5425 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Private in Company C, 17th Michigan Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Lenoire, Tennessee on November 16, 1863. His citation reads "While color bearer of his regiment, having been twice wounded and the sight of one eye destroyed, still held to the colors until ordered to the rear by his regimental commander". His Medal was issued on July 20, 1897. He was one of 8 17th Michigan soldiers to be awarded the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Civil War (the others being Private Frederick Alber, Corporal John A. Falconer, Private Andrew J. Kelley, Sergeant Daniel McFall, Corporal Irwin Shepard, Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Swift and Sergeant Charles A. Thompson).

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 15 May 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5425
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph E. Brandle (8 Oct 1839–13 May 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5425, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Coldwater, Branch County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .