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 Otto A. Boehler

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Otto A. Boehler

  • Birth 15 Oct 1873 Germany
  • Death 15 Oct 1910 Breckenridge, Wilkin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Breckenridge, Wilkin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 8656035

Philippine Insurrection Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Private in the United States Army in Company I, 1st North Dakota Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 16, 1899 near San Isidro, Luzon, Philippine Islands. His citation reads "With 21 other scouts charged across a burning bridge, under heavy fire, and completely routed 600 of the enemy who were entrenched in a strongly fortified position."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 19 Apr 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8656035
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Otto A. Boehler (15 Oct 1873–15 Oct 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8656035, citing Saint Mary's Cemetery, Breckenridge, Wilkin County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .