August F. Bronner

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August F. Bronner
Born 1835
Germany
Died October 31, 1893
New Jersey
Buried at Fairmount Cemetery, Newark, New Jersey
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Private
Unit New York Company C, 1st New York Artillery
Battles/wars Battle of White Oak Swamp
Battle of Malvern Hill
Awards Medal of Honor

Private August Frederick Bronner (1835 to October 31, 1893)[1] was a German soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Bronner received the United States' highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor, for his action during the Battle of White Oak Swamp in Virginia and the Battle of Malvern Hill also in Virginia on June 30, 1862 and July 1, 1862.[2][3]

Biography[edit]

Bronner was born in Germany around 1835. He died on 31 October 1893. His remains are interred at the Fairmount Cemetery, Newark.[1]

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Continued to fight after being severely wounded.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "August F. Bronner". New Jersey Civil War Gravestones. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Civil War (A-L) Medal of Honor Recipients". Retrieved 14 September 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Bronner, August F.". Retrieved 27 September 2013.