Christian Albert (Medal of Honor)

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Christian Albert
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Born (1842-06-13)June 13, 1842
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died April 16, 1922(1922-04-16) (aged 79)
Toledo, Ohio
Place of burial Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo, Ohio
Allegiance United States of America
Union
Service/branch United States Army
Union Army
Years of service 1861 - 1865
Rank Private
Unit Company G, 47th Ohio Infantry
Battles/wars American Civil War
*Battle of Vicksburg
Awards Medal of Honor

Christian Albert (June 13, 1842– April 16, 1922) was an American soldier who received the Medal of Honor for valor during the American Civil War.

Biography[edit]

Albert was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1842. While a Private in Company G of the 47th Ohio Infantry, he distinguished himself at the Battle of Vicksburg on May 22, 1863.

He is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Toledo, Ohio.

Medal of Honor citation[edit]

Rank and organization: Private, Company G, 47th Ohio Infantry. Place and date: At Vicksburg, Miss., May 22, 1863. Entered service at: ------. Birth: Cincinnati, Ohio. Date of issue: August 10, 1895.

Citation:

Gallantry in the charge of the "volunteer storming party."[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil War (A-L), Albert, Christian entry". Medal of Honor recipients. United States Army Center of Military History. August 6, 2009. Retrieved July 13, 2010. 

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