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 Joseph Burger

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Joseph Burger Famous memorial

Birth
Switzerland
Death
3 Jan 1921 (aged 72)
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Burial
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA
Plot
Block 102, Lot 10
Memorial ID
7915445 View Source

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry for action on February 15, 1863 at Nolensville, Tennessee. His citation reads "Was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 cavalry, repulsed the attack, and saved the train." His grandson was United States Supreme Court Justice Warren E. Burger.

Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Captain in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company H, 2d Minnesota Infantry for action on February 15, 1863 at Nolensville, Tennessee. His citation reads "Was one of a detachment of 16 men who heroically defended a wagon train against the attack of 125 cavalry, repulsed the attack, and saved the train." His grandson was United States Supreme Court Justice Warren E. Burger.

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 27 Sep 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7915445
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7915445/joseph-burger: accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Burger (16 Apr 1848–3 Jan 1921), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7915445, citing Oakland Cemetery, Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .