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 Henry G. Bonebrake

Henry G. Bonebrake

Birth
Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 Oct 1912 (aged 74)
Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section J, Lot 165
Memorial ID 5858254 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as a Lieutenant in Company G, 17th Pennsylvania Volunteer Cavalry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at the Battle of Five Forks, Virginia on April 1, 1865. His citation reads "As 1 of the first of Devin's Division to enter the works, he fought in a hand-to-hand struggle with a Confederate to capture his flag by superior physical strength". His Medal was issued on May 3, 1865.

Bio by: Russ Dodge



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  • Originally Created by: Russ Dodge
  • Added: 19 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5858254
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry G. Bonebrake (21 Jun 1838–26 Oct 1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5858254, citing Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .