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 August Dorley

August Dorley

Original Name Doerle
Birth
Germany
Death 17 Oct 1867 (aged 24–25)
Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 7416440 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born August Doerle, he immigrated to America and enlisted into the Union Army, serving as a Private in Company B, 1st Louisiana Cavalry. On April 11, 1865, in actions at Mount Pleasant, Alabama, Private Dorley captured the flag of the Confederates. For bravery in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor. He died at age 25 in Natchez, Mississippi.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 5 May 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7416440
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for August Dorley (1842–17 Oct 1867), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7416440, citing Natchez City Cemetery, Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .