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 Leopold Karpeles

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Leopold Karpeles

Birth
Prague, Okres Praha, Prague Capital City, Czech Republic
Death 2 Feb 1909 (aged 70)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Memorial ID 7177789 View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a Color Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Sergeant in Company E, 57th Masssachusets Infantry for action during the Wilderness Campaign on May 6 1864. His citation reads "While color bearer, rallied the retreating troops and induced them to check the enemy's advance."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 11 Feb 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7177789
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7177789/leopold-karpeles : accessed ), memorial page for Leopold Karpeles (9 Sep 1838–2 Feb 1909), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7177789, citing Washington Hebrew Congregation Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .