April 17, 1859|
|Died||December 27, 1929(aged 70)|
|Place of burial||Spring Grove Cemetery Cincinnati, Ohio|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Unit||Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Wende was born April 17, 1859 in Germany and after immigrating to the United States, entered the army from Canton, Ohio. He was sent to fight in the Spanish–American War with Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry as a private where he received the Medal of Honor for his actions.
Medal of Honor citation
Rank and organization: Private, Company C, 17th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At El Caney, Cuba, 1 July 1898. Entered service at: Canton, Ohio. Birth: Germany. Date of issue: 22 June 1899.
Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and under heavy fire from the enemy.
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