George Uhrl

George Uhrl

Birth
Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Death 28 Sep 1911 (aged 72)
New York, USA
Burial Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot Map 5, Section 15, Lot 6132
Memorial ID 8253350 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. His true name was George Uhrie. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Light Battery F, 5th U.S. Artillery. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on June 30, 1862 at White Oak Swamp Bridge, Virginia. His citation reads "Was one of a party of three who, under heavy fire of advancing enemy, voluntarily secured and saved from capture a field gun belonging to another battery and which had been deserted by its officers and men."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 9 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8253350
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Uhrl (21 Oct 1838–28 Sep 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8253350, citing Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .