Andrew Bringle

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Andrew Bringle
Born Buffalo, New York
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Corporal
Unit New York Company F, 10th New York Cavalry
Battles/wars Battle of Sayler's Creek
Awards Medal of Honor

Corporal Andrew Bringle was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Bringle received the country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of Sayler's Creek in Virginia on 6 April 1865. He was honored with the award on 3 July 1865.[1][2][3]

Biography[edit]

Bringle's date of birth and death are unknown but he was born in Buffalo, New York. He enlisted into the 10th New York Cavalry.[2]

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Charged the enemy and assisted Sgt. Norton in capturing a fieldpiece and 2 prisoners.[1][2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Bringle, Andrew". Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Andrew Bringle". Retrieved 5 October 2013.